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Re: Version older than that in the archive.
On Wed, 2020-04-15 at 10:30 +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 13, 2020 at 05:49:44PM -0400, Jim Popovitch wrote:
> > Mailman v2.1.30 was just released, and now the PPA post-build uploads
> > are failing due to:
> > Rejected:
> > mailman_2.1.30-202004132124~ubuntu14.04.1.dsc: Version older than
> > that in the archive. 2:2.1.30-202004132124~ubuntu14.04.1 <=
> > 2:2.1.30rc1-202004130016~ubuntu14.04.1
> > 1.0rc1 has always been a lesser version than 1.0, when did that change?
> We discussed this on IRC yesterday, but to clarify, in terms of
> Debian-format version numbers, 1.0rc1 has never been a lesser version
> than 1.0. The syntax "1.0~rc1" was added in 2002 to cope with
> pre-release versioning like this, although it's regrettably difficult to
> work that out automatically from latest-tag in recipes and tends to
> require manual handholding.
Thank you again for helping with that yesterday Colin. Your solution of
appending "+final" worked perfectly.