Re: Some observations regardig the progress towards Debian 3.1
On Thu, Nov 20, 2003 at 08:35:42AM +0100, Yann Dirson wrote:
> > > 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
> > purpose.
> But binary NMUs are not much different from what I'm proposing,
> especially if we're rebuilding each of these packages, or do I miss
> something ?
Consider the following:
Binary NMU for unstable:
Your suggested pre-tesing package:
There are two different packages with the same version number.
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