Re: libqwt-dev: apt reinstalls the package
Eugene V. Lyubimkin wrote:
> On 2011-12-16 17:25, Jonathan Nieder wrote:
>> No, a version ':1.2.3' would still not be allowed, since there is a
>> colon but the text before it ("") is not a number, violating
>> This is a single (generally small) unsigned integer.
> Next sentence: "It may be omitted, in which case zero is assumed.", same
> as for debian_revision.
Yes, and just as for debian_revision, "it" refers to the entire component
In the version number "1.2.3-", the debian_revision component is _not_
omitted. The debian_revision is present and empty. A good patch to
policy would be to forbid it from being empty.
Hoping that clarifies a little,