Toshio Kuratomi <a.badger(a)gmail.com> writes:
Tom Lane wrote:
> Really? Don't expect me to adhere to that guideline when packaging
> something whose upstream uses a letter in the version number.
Instead of complaining, get it fixed.
1) Figure out what upstream version number has a problem.
Well, I don't have to look very far: among my own packages I find
It cannot possibly be a good idea to use something other than the
upstream version number in Version --- the ensuing confusion would
trump whatever rationale there might be for this guideline.
While I hope that there will soon be a new libjpeg upstream release
that uses a more typical m.n type of number, it's folly to imagine that
Fedora can dictate upstream version numbering practices.
regards, tom lane