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Re: dpkg and pre-versions



On Tue, Jan 16, 2001 at 11:34:45PM -0700, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> > In fact, I just remembered that's what we decided to do last time. Wasn't
> > it?
> 
> No, because the one integer thing is a myth, IIRC dpkg is not implemented
> like that and APT certainly isn't.

dpkg implements epochs as an int.  One character isn't guaranteed, but one
integer is.  Anything else will not be parsed right.

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