On 01/06/14 16:33, Ximin Luo wrote:
> On 01/06/14 16:25, Ximin Luo wrote:
>> Currently, it looks like mozilla-devscripts generates Depends: and Breaks:
>> versions directly from <minVersion>.
>> However, Debian versions and Mozilla versions are different. For example,
>> currently icedove-dev is at version 30.0~b1-1, which in Debian sorts *before*
>> 30.0. However, the Mozilla XUL_VERSION is 30.0 even for beta builds. This 
>> means
>> I have to declare a Build-Depends: on icedove-dev (>= 30.0~~) for things to
>> work. OK, this is not too bad.
> This is MOZILLA_VERSION (and friends) in /usr/include/icedove/mozilla-config.h
>> However, the binary packages still result in a Depends and Breaks version of
>> 30.0, not 30.0~~, which means that are not installable. I suggest we append 
>> ~~
>> to these version strings, to handle the case where the Debian release of
>> iceweasel/icedove is itself a beta or rc.
> It looks like a single ~ works as well - I guess in normal situations we'll 
> only have "version~beta" so (>= version~) should cover this adequately.

Would people accept a patch to mozilla-devscripts to make it append ~ to all 
versions in xpi:Depends and xpi:Breaks? And maybe xpi:* but I'm less familiar 
with the details.

This is important because the current versions of icedove/iceweasel in sid are 
all betas.



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