Re: libqwt-dev: apt reinstalls the package
On 2011-12-16 10:51, Jonathan Nieder wrote:
> > It is optional; if it isn't present then the upstream_version
> > may not contain a hyphen.
> After rereading it again, I think what was confusing me is that
> I read the subject of this sentence as being <debian_revision>, rather
> than the entire "-<debian_revision>" part.
> With the latter interpretation, it seems possible to view 6.0.0- as a
> valid version number with debian_revision part present but an empty
I agree it could be intepreted so, but I see no benefits in allowing
trailing '-'. After all, it's just confusing.
By the way, using this interpretation for epoch too, a version ':1.2.3'
would be also correct?
> Eugene, does this sound sensible to you? Any ideas for clarifying the
> text either way?
... so, I would rather amend the policy explicitly forbidding this
Eugene V. Lyubimkin aka JackYF, JID: jackyf.devel(maildog)gmail.com
C++/Perl developer, Debian Developer