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Re: putting current version in depends/conflicts

On Mon, Dec 06, 1999 at 10:52:25PM +0000, Dale Scheetz wrote:
> In a Depends field, the expression "${shlibs:Depends}" inserts the
> library dependencies for the package.
> I need an expression to insert the current version of the package
> described in this control file. Something like:
> Package: libfoo
>   :
>   :
>   :
> Conflicts: libfoo-dev (<< ${<an expression that retrieves the version #>})
> would be nice.
> Anyone know what to put in for the <>? (any other solution accepted ;-)




  Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths, QMW, Univ. of London. J.D.Gilbey@qmw.ac.uk
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