Re: The use of epoch in version
torsdag den 28 januari 2010 klockan 16:42 skrev Richard Laager detta:
> On Thu, 2010-01-28 at 23:04 +0100, Mats Erik Andersson wrote:
> > Abondoning the tarball-in-tarball form of the
> > orig.tar-file would change the upstream tarball that comes with the
> > repackaged debian source, without changes to the upstream version
> IANADD (and I don't know what you're packaging), but I've always thought
> that epochs were supposed to be avoided unless absolutely necessary.
> Could you just get this change ready and wait to upload until the next
> upstream release?
The last upstream release was made June 2004. Just an extraordinary
slim chance that a new release will take place in anything but a
midway distant future. I have presently five small patches and there
will be at least two more. Perhaps I can get upstream interested again.
Mats Erik Andersson, fil. dr