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Re: Versioning unversioned packages

Gavan Fantom <> writes:

> On 10/06/2016 13:18, Thomas Klausner wrote:

>> Usually upstreams release version numbers >=0.1 which should then be
>> newer than the pkgsrc version and fine.
> I've seen plenty of things on github with versions like 0.0.1. Perhaps
> we need an extra 0. in there to be future-proof.

As long as they have a version, it's usually ok to add a date after it,
assuming their next version will be higher.  So with 0.0.1, 0.0.1.DATE
should be ok.

The real problem is the trend to thinking that releases are not
necessary or useful, but we can't fix that.

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