Re: Looking for sponsor for several related packages
On Sat, Oct 12, 2002 at 11:07:00PM +0200, Roland Mas wrote:
> Kenneth Pronovici (2002-10-12 12:46:00 -0500) :
> > libsort-versions-perl
> From a very selfish point of view, I'd like to ask whether this module
> has a function to compare versions with the exact same algorithm dpkg
> uses (upstream, debian revision, and characters such as + and ~
> located where they belong in the ordering sequence). If so, then I'd
> be happy to sponsor that one (my use for it is a package currently
> using a compare_versions() subroutine that runs dpkg through system(),
> which is, well, yuk).
libapt-pkg-perl gives you AptPkg::Version, which has a compare() method.
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]