[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: binNMU safe and ${binary:Version} or ${source:Version}

On Fri, Oct 13, 2006 at 04:13:07AM +0300, Guillem Jover wrote:
> On Tue, 12 Sep 2006 15:11:23 -0700 Steve Langasek wrote:
> > The documentation for this probably belongs in debian-policy; current
> > versions of policy seem to mention Source-Version, though, not the new
> > substvars, and I'm not sure if anyone has submitted a patch for this?

> I was waiting until after the etch release to send such patch. I'd
> consider Source-Version to be now half-deprecated, due to it needing
> a versioned Build-Dependency on dpkg-dev.

But this is a versioned Build-Dependency that can be satisfied today in
etch; I don't see any reason to delay updating policy.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
vorlon@debian.org                                   http://www.debian.org/

Reply to: