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Re: lftp version override help
> On 11/10/2017 18:35, Ken Brown wrote:
> > On 10/11/2017 1:14 PM, Andrew Schulman wrote:
> >> As I described elsewhere here, I'm trying to dump lftp 4.8.0-1, which is
> >> partly broken, and promote 4.7.8-1 to current. I thought I could do
> >> that by
> >> uploading override.hint with:
> >> prev: 4.7.7-1
> >> curr: 4.7.8-1
> >> test: 4.7.8-1
> It's not clear what using the same version as test: and curr: means.
> It's not something I considered, so please don't do that.
> It probably should be reported as an error.
OK. I was only trying to dump 4.8.0-1 once and for all.
> >> But calm doesn't like that:
> >> ERROR: package 'lftp' version '4.8.0-1' is most recent non-test version,
> >> but version '4.7.8-1' is curr:
> >> ERROR: package 'lftp-debuginfo' version '4.8.0-1' is most recent non-test
> >> version, but version '4.7.8-1' is curr:
> >> ERROR: error while validating merged x86 packages for Andrew Schulman
> >> So I guess I need a manual intervention. Can someone please help?
> > See https://cygwin.com/package-upload.html near the end, under the
> > heading "Removing files from the Cygwin distribution".
> Note that this will not cause setup to automatically downgrade people
> to 4.7.8-1 if they have 4.8.0-1 installed.
Understood. I'll tell people in the announcement.