On Fri, 31 Jan 2014, Jerome Charaoui wrote:
> Le 2014-01-31 12:12, Daniel James a écrit :
> >> I think switching to upstream numbering is still possible. by
> >> using an epoch number. The new version number for
> >> libjs-jquery-cookie would be 1:1.4.0 (epoch 1) which would be
> >> more recent than 8-2 (epoch 0).
> > It may not be necessary to use an epoch just for galette, as
> > galette appears to bundle its own copy of libjs-jquery-cookie in
> > /usr/share/galette/includes/jquery/jquery.cookie.js - according
> > to:
> > http://packages.debian.org/sid/all/galette/filelist
> While a number of web app maintainers in Debian seem to choose to do
> that, it's explicitly discouraged by the Debian Policy, see section
> So this is actually a bug in galette (especially so once jquery-cookie
> 1.4.0 makes it in the archive).
$ dpkg -c galette_0.7.6.1-2_all.deb |grep cookie
lrwxrwxrwx root/root 0 2013-11-05 10:03
So there's no bug here regarding jquery-cookie. And galette has a
dependency on "libjs-jquery-cookie (>= 8)" so you have to use the epoch.
There might be other local packages with similar dependencies that you
should not ignore.
Raphaël Hertzog ◈ Debian Developer
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