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Re: Debian part of a version number when epoch is bumped




Colin Watson wrote:
>On Mon, Feb 05, 2018 at 05:06:00PM +0100, Mattia Rizzolo wrote:
>> On Mon, Feb 05, 2018 at 10:43:17AM -0500, Jeremy Bicha wrote:
>> > and the version number issue is only an Ubuntu-specific problem (given
>> > that the original 1.0.51-1 was superseded in 2006).
>> 
>> I agree this is an Ubuntu issue with their infrastructure.
>
>I disagree - reusing file names with different contents in a
>Debian-format archive is IMO always wrong regardless of the time elapsed
>between uses - but it's unlikely to be worth arguing.

Agreed 100%. This continues to cause problems for other consumers of
the Debian archive, not just the Ubuntu infrastructure.

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Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@xxxxxxxxxx
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