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Re: dpkg and pre-versions

On Tue, Jan 16, 2001 at 06:08:23PM -0800, Joey Hess wrote:
> Josh Miller wrote:
> > Joseph Carter <knghtbrd@debian.org> writes:
> > 
> > > and I've begun adding support for a clean pre-version to the code.  What's
> > > missing is a character to use to delimit pre-versions.
> > 
> > Can : not be used again? only one integer is allowed before it when used as
> > an epoch...so it'd be obvious it wasn't being used for that when parsing...
> In fact, I just remembered that's what we decided to do last time. Wasn't
> it?

Except that colons have a habit of mucking up auto-completion with
libreadline.  So I'd prefer not to use a colon (unless it's encoded
in the filename as %.., but that's even sillier).



         Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths, Queen Mary, Univ. of London
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