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Month: September 2012

Re: [trinity-devel] sudo-trinity

From: Slávek Banko <slavek.banko@...>
Date: Sun, 16 Sep 2012 02:09:42 +0200
On Saturday 15 of September 2012 21:06:33 Timothy Pearson wrote:
> > Tim,
> >
> > I noticed that for R14 is in build-deps ready "better" version of
> > sudo-trinity. I wanted to put this into v3.5.13.1, but there is a problem
> > with the version number. Previous package sudo-trinity had a version
> > derived
> > from the original package sudo - for example 1.7.2p7-1. New package has
> > version 1.0, but this making it the "older" than previous package.
> >
> > It would be possible to increase the number of "epoch" in package - for
> > example to package version 1:1.0-1?
> I have been told several times to never increase the epoch; if the version
> number must be incremented then make it 2.0.
> Tim

I assume that the increase epoch is precisely for cases where there is a 
significant change / replacement program, where the new program has a lower 
version number than the previous one. This is exactly the case, as it is now 
sudo-trinity. However, an increase in version number to 2.0 also solves the 

You prefer an increase in version number to 2.0? I'll wait for the update in 
build-deps for R14 and then I'll take packages also into v3.5.13.1.