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Re: dpkg and pre-versions

Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> No, because the one integer thing is a myth, IIRC dpkg is not implemented
> like that and APT certainly isn't.

Quoting the packaging manual:

          This is a single unsigned integer, which should usually be small.

So who cares about the implementation, this is what is documented to work.
If someone is using a multi-number epoch and their package breaks oh, well:
they should have followed the spec.

see shy jo

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