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Re: Some observations regardig the progress towards Debian 3.1

On Wed, Nov 19, 2003 at 10:41:05AM +0100, Yann Dirson wrote:
> That could be done either by a rebuild, or, less costly, by a simple
> unpack/edit-changelog/repack.

Repacking breaks with every
  Depends: somepackage (= ${Source-Version})

> In that case, if we had libfoo0_1.0-1 in pre-testing, and
> libfoo0_1.0-2 in unstable, we'd end up with libfoo0_1.0-2.0.1 in
> pre-testing, and libfoo0_1.0-2.0.2 in unstable, whether the latter was
> rebuilt or just repacked.

These version numbers are currently assigned to binary only NMUs, it 
would create big confusion if they were also used for a different 

> Regards,



       "Is there not promise of rain?" Ling Tan asked suddenly out
        of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
       "Only a promise," Lao Er said.
                                       Pearl S. Buck - Dragon Seed

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