Re: Upstream version with a hyphen?
On Fri, Jun 25, 2004 at 05:52:27AM +0100, Andrew Suffield wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 23, 2004 at 09:40:48PM -0400, Daniel Burrows wrote:
> > What ambiguity? As long as the *Debian* version doesn't contain a
> > hyphen (which *is* forbidden by policy), there's no ambiguity at all.
> Is this a Debian version or an upstream version?
Isn't this example a bit contrived? In what part of the packaging system
does this situation exist?
The tools can't tell the difference, without context, between a upstream
version number "1.1" and a Debian revision number "1.1", or the real number
"1.1" either. Fortunately, however, they don't need to.