Re: Is dpkg --compare-versions canonical?
* Russ Allbery (firstname.lastname@example.org) [050823 22:58]:
> Goswin von Brederlow <email@example.com> writes:
> > It is out of date since it does not explain ~ yet. Maybe, if you have
> > the time and since you just looked at the matter closely anyway, you
> > could draw up a few lines and send a patch?
> I'm certainly willing to do so, but I thought that policy wasn't ready to
> change yet. Wasn't it waiting on implementation of that feature in dak,
> which is currently using ~ internally for something else?
There is no reason to not update policy right now, as long as we add a
footnote that ~ cannot be used in uploads until dak is fixed.