Packaging when upstream source filename doesn't change for revisions

Tom Lane tgl at
Sun May 20 22:12:24 UTC 2007

"Eric Smith" <eric at> writes:
> I'm packaging asl (a GPL'd cross-assembler package for many microprocessors,
> by Alfred Arnold):
> ...
> The upstream maintainer does not change the source filename (or URL)
> when he issues new beta releases.

Should we be packaging beta releases at all?  That seems a bit too
bleeding-edge even for Extras.

(Of course, if he does this for full releases too, you still have
a problem.)

			regards, tom lane

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