Please bump the upstream version of Marco
mike.gabriel at das-netzwerkteam.de
Wed Aug 19 20:51:21 UTC 2015
On Mo 17 Aug 2015 13:16:18 CEST, John Paul Adrian Glaubitz wrote:
> While working on Marco yesterday, I ran into the problem that the
> archive already contains a newer version than the one that is supposed
> to be uploaded to unstable, namely 1.10.1+dfsg1.
> Martin removed the dfsg1 suffix as upstream Marco is now DFSG-compliant.
> However, what he didn't see is that this effectively lowered the
> upstream version number as dpkg --compare-versions considers 1.10.1
> a lower version number than 1.10.1+dfsg1 due to the plus sign.
> Thus, it won't be possible to upload 1.10.1 as the FTP servers will
> automatically reject the package. The only way of getting rid of
> the dfsg suffix is to also increase the upstream version to 1.10.2
> as 1.10.2 is a higher version number than 1.10.1+dfsg1. It also wouldn't
> make any sense really to remove the dfsg suffix from the version number
> while not changing the upstream version otherwise as this would imply
> that the upstream package became DFSG-compliant without any actual
> upstream changes since 1.10.1.
> Either way, the upstream version will need to be bumped to 1.10.2.
Please let's not depend on any upstream action here.
We can simply upload this marco version as (e.g.) 1.10.1+unmodified-1
(or such) and prepare the next release in Git already (with
+unmodified dropped in changelog, watch and rules).
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