Re: libqwt-dev: apt reinstalls the package
#clone 631816 -1
#reassign -1 libqwt-dev 6.0.0-1
## policy §7.1 "Syntax of relationship fields"
#severity -1 important
severity 633943 important
found 633943 qwt/6.0.0-1
#merge -1 633943
David Kalnischkies wrote:
> APT detects installed vs. the online version as different versions
> because of different dependencies.
> If we have a close look, we can see that:
> Online is:
> Replaces: libqwt5-qt4-dev (<< 6.0.0-)
> After installation we have in dpkg/status:
> Replaces: libqwt5-qt4-dev (<< 6.0.0)
From policy §7.1:
parentheses should contain a relation from the list below
followed by a version number, in the format described in
Version, Section 5.6.12.
"6.0.0-" is not a valid version number.
I'm not sure what dpkg and apt should do here, though.