Opened 4 years ago

#3354 new bug

Consider fixing PPA version

Reported by: downloadlinuxisos Owned by:
Priority: minor Milestone: needs verified
Component: Packaging Version: 2.0.3
Keywords: ppa version dpkg Cc:


The current PACKAGE-VERSION created by the PPA rules

dpkg-parsechangelog --show-field Version | cut -f1 -d'+' > RELEASE-VERSION

results in a version with extraneous information appended


Consider using a RELEASE-VERSION similar to the source tarballs linked on the downloads page Example of new version, based on existing pattern:


Some trackers consider the extraneous information a bug and will not allow the user agent generated with this version string.

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