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Re: [Gnewsense-dev] [Bug: #37917] Add gNewSense distribution names to li

From: Marek Buras
Subject: Re: [Gnewsense-dev] [Bug: #37917] Add gNewSense distribution names to lintian
Date: Sat, 15 Dec 2012 19:31:41 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On Sat, Dec 15, 2012 at 05:26:52PM +0100, Sam Geeraerts wrote:
>> * Current version is called 2.4.3+squeeze1. Should I rename it to
>> let's say 2.4.3+gnewsense1 or something different?
> Leave the Debian version as is and postfix it with the gnewsense
> version. So it should be 2.4.3+squeeze1gnewsense1. This guarantees that
> it's a higher version than the current one in Debian, but lower than
> the next one (check with dpkg --compare-versions). This is not really a
> problem for us now, because "gnewsense" comes before "squeeze" in the
> alphabet, but we shouldn't count on that.

Okay, thanks for clarification. I think I will post link to ready to build
sources tomorrow.

Happy hacking!
Marek Buras
cyfr0n (at)

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