On Wed, Jun 30, 2010 at 11:29:47 (CEST), Jonas Smedegaard wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 30, 2010 at 07:41:31AM +0200, Reinhard Tartler wrote:
>>On Tue, Jun 29, 2010 at 23:16:52 (CEST), Felipe Sateler wrote:
>>> On Tue, Jun 29, 2010 at 17:08, Reinhard Tartler <siret...@tauware.de> wrote:
>>>> On Tue, Jun 29, 2010 at 17:44:03 (CEST), Felipe Sateler wrote:
>>>>> On Tue, Jun 29, 2010 at 08:14, Fabian Greffrath <fab...@greffrath.com> 
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>> Am 29.06.2010 13:39, schrieb Reinhard Tartler:
>>>>>>> I don't have a strong opinion here, but I feel 4:0.6~ is good enough for
>>>>>>> this. If you want to change it, go ahead.
>>>>>> I'll change it, just to make sure...
>>>>> If the objective is to use at least the released version (and not a
>>>>> svn snapshot), I think the correct approach would be to use 4:0.6.0~,
>>>>> and not include the debian revision. This, however, would mean
>>>>> changing the version from 4:0.6-1 to 4:0.6.0-1
>>>> this looks wrong to me.
>>>> what's the problem with 4:0.6~?
>>> That you intended to restrict the dependencies to the first upstream
>>> 0.6 released package, but you actually loosened to any previous svn
>>> checkout of the 0.6 branch.
>>oh, I see. Indeed. In that case, Fabian is right with 4:0.6-1~
>>This of course looses against 4:0.6-0ubuntu1, but that's hardly a
>>problem that we need to consider here anyway.
> Correct.  That -0xyz1 Debian version string is the oldfashioned style.
> Newstyle backport string would look like this: -1~xyz1 and work properly
> with the string proposed by Fabian.
> If Ubuntu is still using the old style, you (or someone else reading
> this and using Ubuntu) might suggest them to change to the new one.

yes, ubuntu is still using it, but not for backports. -0ubuntu1 is used
in ubuntu if a package is being uploaded in advance of debian. I
therefore will not propose this change.

for backports, ubuntu uses -1~suitenameN as well.

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