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

From: Karl Goetz
Subject: Re: [Gnewsense-dev] [Bug: #37917] Add gNewSense distribution names to lintian
Date: Sun, 16 Dec 2012 06:48:00 +1100

On Sun, 16 Dec 2012, 03:26:52 LHST, Sam Geeraerts <address@hidden> wrote:

> Op Sat, 15 Dec 2012 16:14:35 +0100
> schreef Marek Buras <address@hidden>:
> > I started to work on lintian package yesterday (have read its code

> > * 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.

The next release - wheezy - is a case in point :)

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