Re: How do I solve messed up package version numbers?
Anthony Towns wrote:
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>On Wed, Apr 12, 2000 at 10:00:23AM +0100, Oliver Elphick wrote:
>> I made a silly mistake in the version numbers of postgresql. The package=
>> woody is 7.0-0.beta3-1 instead of 7.0-0.beta3.1. =20
>Huh? Why do you want beta3 in the debian revision? Isn't the beta3 part
>to do with the upstream version?
Upstream call it 7.0beta5, but the full release will be 7.0, which will
>Are these betas of 7.0? ie, is 7.0 meant to be better than 7.0beta3? You
>can use versions like `7.0-release-1' to get around this when the
My particular problem is that dpkg doesn't see things as I think it ought:
olly@linda$ dpkg --compare-versions 7.0-2 gt 7.0-0.beta3-1 || echo bad
but your message gave me a clue:
olly@linda$ dpkg --compare-versions 7.0-beta5-2 gt 7.0-0.beta3-1 || echo bad
olly@linda$ dpkg --compare-versions 7.0-final-1 gt 7.0-beta5-2 || echo bad
so I have a solution.
Oliver Elphick Oliver.Elphick@lfix.co.uk
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