Packaging for several ubuntu version
What Andoni asks would work if Launchpad bug #235064 would be fixed:
"Implement multi-release support for packages"
Pau Garcia i Quiles
(Due to my workload, I may need 10 days to answer)
On Fri, Nov 14, 2008 at 12:31 PM, Martin Pitt <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Andoni Morales Alastruey [2008-11-14 2:42 +0100]:
> > Hi,
> > I want to know wich is the default behaviour to package an app for
> > several Ubuntu versions.
> > Im trying to package my app both for Hardy and Intrepid. I first
> > "dbuild" my app for hardy using "longomatch (0.8.0) hardy; urgency=low"
> > in the the debian/Changelog and i send it using dput to my ppa.
> > Then I "debuild" for intrepid setting "longomatch (0.8.0) intrepid;
> > urgency=low" in the the debian/Changelog and I try to send it to my ppa
> > but, of course, i get an error telling that I already sent it:
> > Already uploaded to ppa.launchpad.net
> Since the binaries will differ for different releases, and we have a
> /pool structure with shared debs for all releases, this doesn't work.
> You need to use different release numbers for different uploads.
> A common scheme is:
> 0.8.0 for the development release (jaunty)
> 0.8.0~intrepid1 for a backport/build in intrepid
> 0.8.0~hardy1 for a backport/build in hardy
> "~" is a special operator which means "smaller than the version before
> it", i. e. it is predestined for backports. Version numbers in earlier
> releases must always be lower or equal than the ones in later releases.
> Martin Pitt | http://www.piware.de
> Ubuntu Developer (www.ubuntu.com) | Debian Developer (www.debian.org)
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