Bug#690695: no debian version in maven-repo

Thorsten Glaser t.glaser at tarent.de
Fri Oct 14 23:21:43 UTC 2016

On Sat, 15 Oct 2016, Emmanuel Bourg wrote:

> Hum old bug, it should have been closed since we use the 0.x version for
> this library now.

Well closure-compiler doesn’t, it depends on the debian version,
and so do all things that depend on it.

> Le 15/10/2016 à 00:29, Thorsten Glaser a écrit :
> > Shouldn’t *every* artefact have a debian version, anyway?
> Every artifact (except the Maven plugins) should have a generic version
> that doesn't change with every update. The recommended version is
> 'debian' because it's the default and doesn't require any extra


> substitution rule, but sometimes we use a '<n>.x' version when two
> incompatible versions share the same groupId/artifactId (junit 3 and 4
> is a good example).

AFAICT, this doesn’t apply to jsr305?

> > Anyway, patch attached. I applied to join pkg-java on Alioth; if
> > that’s granted I’ll commit and team-upload it, otherwise I might
> > consider an NMU unless you prefer to handle this.
> I added you to the group, welcome :) The patch isn't strictly

OK, thanks.

> necessary, you could add a substitution rule in the minify-maven-plugin
> package (in debian/maven.rules) such as:

No, because it chokes before mh_make is even finished, and I
cannot change debian/maven.rules and restart mh_make because
it starts from the beginning.

> A 'debian' version wouldn't hurt though, I added a --relocate option to
> maven-repo-helper recently to ease the migration from '<n>.x' to
> 'debian' version or other groupId/artifactId changes.

OK, nice.

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