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[Pkg-xfce-devel] xfce4 in ubuntu

On Mon, Aug 08, 2005 at 08:01:01PM +0300, Jani Monoses wrote:
> > Do the changelog explain why the epoch was introduced? I am a bit
> > reluctant about using them if not *strictly* necessary...
> It says
> ___
>  xffm (1: unstable; urgency=low

>   * Raise version to keep APT happy.
> ____
> Well for debian it is not necessary at all, but since ubuntu has the
> epoch it means it will forever be 'newer' than debian's version. I
> agree it's ugly and I wish there was a more elegant solution.

> > But let's hear what other people think, especially Simon, who did the
> > biggest amount of work on the core of the desktop environment.
> Sure.

We could certainly add an epoch but I'm not sure what we all gain (other
than simpler diffs).

Do many ubuntu users add Debian sources then?


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