[mythtv-users] Ubuntu 10.04 PPA for 0.23?
ryan.goat at gmail.com
Fri May 21 11:22:20 UTC 2010
On Thu, May 20, 2010 at 5:58 PM, Dan <dansto.well+myth at gmail.com> wrote:
> I don't understand this, why do the *buntu repos seem to use version
> numbers that do not reflect the actual version number (as they usually
> do for all other packages)? The version is given as
> "0.23.0+fixes24158-0ubuntu2" but in debian-land anything that is a
> preview release should have a name starting with something like
> "0.23.0~rc1". Otherwise you can't really tell what is *really* 0.23.0
> and the sort order goes weird. Seems like they kinda rely on the
> revision number (24158) rather than the release number to signify
> what's really going on? Or am I misunderstanding?
You ask some very good questions. In my opinion the mythbuntu
maintainers make very questionable choices (not just with the version
numbers). So I make it a point to keep their packages far away from
my computers. I'm sure they have the best intentions though.
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