subtle problem with x86_64 automake1.4

Christopher Faylor
Tue Sep 10 18:48:00 GMT 2013

On Tue, Sep 10, 2013 at 01:40:00PM -0500, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
>On 2013-09-10 12:50, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> upset's version normalizer considers (not unreasonably I think)
>> 4-1.4p6-11 to be the same as 4-1.4-p6-11.  So, having both files in the
>> same directory is going to confuse things.
>This would be partially my fault.  I NMU'd 1.4-p6-11 as part of the 
>x86_64 bootstrap, with they hyphen per the upstream tarball versioning, 
>not realizing the x86 package was versioned 1.4p6 (without the hyphen), 
>and bumped the release number due to the addition of Fedora's patchset. 
>  When Chuck got around to redoing his packages, his last x86 release 
>was 10, so he bumped his to 11, probably not realizing that it needed to 
>be 12 because of my x86_64-only bump.
>> I've added a kludge to the version sorter that upset uses which causes
>> -p6 to sort before p6 but, please don't create packages with different
>> patch number versioning schemes like this.
>I removed my bootstrap packages in favour of Chuck's to be safe.

Argh.  This introduces YA round of mirror churn.  I specifically didn't
do this because I was trying to get the mirrors stabilized.


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