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Re: PRE Version numbers

"Tom Cato Amundsen" wrote:
  >Sorry about that, of course upstream source will change between
  >pre-releases. Is it ok to use epochs for this?
  >1:1.4pre1-1 < 1:1.4pre1-2 < 1:1.4pre2-1 < 2:1.4-1
Once you have used epochs, you are stuck with them for ever.

olly@linda$ dpkg --compare-versions 2.0 gt 1:1.4 && echo yes || echo no

Oliver Elphick                                Oliver.Elphick@lfix.co.uk
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