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Re: Dpkg and version numbering

On 12 Aug 1997, Milan Zamazal wrote:

> I have the following problem with dpkg version numbering:
> dpkg considers version numbers 2.01 and 2.1 being equal.
> Yes, it is according to algorithm described in dpkg manual, but I'm
> not sure whether this is the best behaviour.

I would not recommend doing this, although it looks correct in the case
you gave, what about things like:
  2.01.1 vs 2.1.1 
Which is newer? It could become confusing to us humans..

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