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Re: DEP1: Non Maintainer Uploads (final call for review)

On Wed, Aug 20, 2008 at 07:35:51PM -0400, Felipe Sateler wrote:
> Raphael Hertzog wrote:

> > It works well except when the same package version is in two consecutive
> > release.

> > 1.0-1+sarge1 > 1.0-1+etch1 when we really want the opposite. That's why
> > this scheme was invented. I agree that it's not very nice though but i
> > couldn't find anything "cleaner".

> Should this be happening? If something warrants a stable update, it certainly
> warrants an upload to unstable (which hopefully won't use the +codename1
> notation).

This is an issue when stable and /oldstable/ both have the same version
because there were no intervening uploads to unstable.  Uploading to
unstable afterwards doesn't change the fact that dpkg --compare-versions
sarge gt etch.

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