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Re: dpkg and pre-versions

Joey Hess wrote:
> 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:
>      <epoch>
>           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:

Note by multi number I mean more than one number seperated non-numeric

> they should have followed the spec.

see shy jo

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