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Re: Package Names Containing Versions

Sorry, replying to my own message, I have just stumbled upon the Debian
Shared Library Packaging guide
(http://www.netfort.gr.jp/~dancer/column/libpkg-guide/libpkg-guide.html#naminglibpkg ). Which explains the solution to my problem.


On Thu, 2010-07-29 at 15:46 +0100, Chris Baines wrote:
> Hello Mentors,
> I am looking at releasing the next upstream version of simgear as this
> is holding back both one of my upcoming packages (fgrun) and the
> upgrading of the FlightGear program. 
> The source package (old) currently produces two binary packages
> simgear1.9.1 and simgear-dev. I am wondering why the former package is
> named simgear1.9.1 and not just simgear as 1.9.1 is the version? 
> Initially I thought it was because is allows it to be installed
> alongside another version of the package but this is not possible as it
> conflicts with all other versions of simgear.
> Thanks,
> Chris

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