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Re: Bug#2060: dpkg and depends on version again

Bill Mitchell writes ("Re: Bug#2060: dpkg and depends on version again"):
> On Thu, 11 Jan 1996, Ian Jackson wrote:
> > This will be implemented in dpkg 1.0.9 (along with the retirement of
> > the Revision field as discussed and announced a few months ago).
> What will be the effect of this for packages with control files
> which still use REVISION or PACKAGE_REVISION instead of tacking
> the debian revision onto the upstream version in the VERSION
> field with a '-' separator?

Nothing significant, apart from a warning from dpkg-deb when the
package is built.


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