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Re: Dash and dot in package version

On lördagen den 16 maj 2009, Felipe Sateler wrote:
> When adding a dfsg or whatever suffix, always use ~ to avoid problems like
> the one Jan pointed out. So your version would be 2.2~rc3~dfsg1, and then
> you bump to 2.2~rc3+hg123~dfsg1.

However, that won't work if you have already uploaded e.g. version 1.2-3 of a 
package, and then somebody files a bug that the tarball contains some 
non-free file, and you'd like to upload 1.2~dfsg-1 to fix it without waiting 
for a new upstream release.

Magnus Holmgren        holmgren@debian.org
Debian Developer 

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