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Re: versioning trouble

On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 8:46 AM, Jerome BENOIT wrote:

> Three days ago I uploaded for sponsoring my package with version
> 2.54+cvs20120219 which obviously cvs version.

You should have used 2.54~cvs20120219 instead, since that sorts before
2.54 (note the special ~ character).

> Meanwhile, more precisely yesterday, the upstream maintainer finally
> released version 2.54, so now I plan
> to upload an upstream version of my package with version 2.54.
> But, according to `dch', version 2.54 is less than 2.54+cvs20120219: how can
> I can manage it ?
> May I force version 2.54 ? may I use some work around here ?

If the package has not yet been uploaded to Debian, just edit the
changelog with your favourite text editor and change 2.54+cvs20120219
to 2.54 then update the packaging if needed.



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