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

Mattia Rizzolo wrote:

> > Maybe introducing epochs should force a round-trip through NEW...
> Suggested and rejected: https://bugs.debian.org/860797

Somewhat related..  Since version 2.5.61, Lintian warns about epoch
changes that are not mentioned in the changelog which should capture
any accidental bump and requires a maintainer to to justify — or at
least think twice about! — a deliberate one.

(The long description could make more scary noises about bumping,


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