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Re: Debian Policy

Le Tue, May 02, 2017 at 09:17:21AM -0300, Antonio Terceiro a écrit :
> One thing I was always curious about: is there a reason to use such a
> deep versioning scheme?
> A shorter version number would make package maintainers life a bit
> easier when keeping Standards-Version: up to date. For example noticing
> 4.0 vs 4.1 is way easier than noticing vs

Hi Antonio,

"only the first three components of the policy version are significant in
the Standards-Version control field, and so either these three components or
all four components may be specified."


Have a nice day,


Charles Plessy
Debian Med packaging team,
Tsurumi, Kanagawa, Japan

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