Philipp Kern writes ("Re: Debian part of a version number when epoch is bumped"): > On 09.02.2018 17:02, Ian Jackson wrote: > > I don't know precisely what you mean by "rollback". If you mean > > "change our mind about uploading foo new upstream version 3, and go > > back to foo upstream version 2", I would not encourage use of an epoch > > for that. I would upload foo version "3+really2". This is ugly but > > fits much better into everything. > > But how is that better than using an epoch? I fully understand why > Ubuntu has to use this scheme because they can't use epochs. But we can. > Why isn't this a legitimate case to use one?
Quite apart from the filename issue, using +really means you get to leave the mistake behind. Ian. -- Ian Jackson <ijack...@chiark.greenend.org.uk> These opinions are my own. If I emailed you from an address @fyvzl.net or @evade.org.uk, that is a private address which bypasses my fierce spamfilter.