debian package version numbering

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debian package version numbering

Postby LordByron » 2019-02-22 15:24

Can anyone explain the difference, in practical terms, between packages with different debian revision numbers


ssh/oldstable 1:6.7p1-5+deb8u5
ssh/oldstable 1:6.7p1-5+deb8u7

Now I understand from this page ... ml#version

that it represents the version of the debian package based on the upstream version. But what does this mean in a practical sense. I take it that since they are both based on the same upstream version they will contain identical functionality, so what the difference, bug fixes?

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Re: debian package version numbering

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