debian version numbers (was Re: Which encoding is used by offlineimap?)
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Wed Sep 14 13:29:58 BST 2011
On Fri, Sep 09, 2011 at 09:03:56PM +0300, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
| Nicolas Sebrecht wrote on Fri, Sep 09, 2011 at 18:44:59 +0200:
| > On Fri, Sep 09, 2011 at 12:27:35PM +0200, Victor Pablos Ceruelo wrote:
| > > I though I was using last version, but it seems to be I'm wrong again ... ;-)
| > >
| > > I was using offlineimap from Sid repository (debian) and it seems to be
| > > it is little bit outdated (I think 1 means rc1, but I'm not sure)
| > > http://packages.debian.org/sid/offlineimap
| > > 6.3.4-1
| > No, I release with the full version name. I checked, the first RC of
| > 6.3.4 is actually 6.3.4-rc1.
| > I guess your number is a release from debian. Understand a 6.3.4 based
| > version with version 1 of additionnal patches of debian maintainers.
| I expect debian package version number 6.3.4-1 to mean "Version 1 of the
| debian package of offlineimap-6.3.4".
That is correct. The hyphen separates the upstream version number
from the debian suffix. If a problem is found in the debian package,
then the number after the hyphen is incremented to distinguish the
updated package from the first debian package of offlineimap 6.3.4.
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