Re: dpkg-dev 1.10.11 incompatible changes.
On Wed, 17 Sep 2003, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> dpkg 1.10.11 was uploaded to sid (don't bother using it, fetch .12 from
> incoming) including lots of of new features, some of which make
> unpacking with woody's dpkg-source impossible:
> * Teach dpkg-source that ~ is legal in version numbers
> ametzler$ dpkg-source -x /sid/tmp/foo.app_1.1a-7~.dsc
> dpkg-source: error: version number contains illegal character `~'
.11 generates dscs will incorrect build-depends lines(they contain
It also doesn't handle complex build-depends parsing(if an item contains both
() and  restrictions).
The first was fixed in .12. The latter in .13. .13 should be available on a
mirror near you today.
The above is something I hadn't tested, as Wichert had done it, so I thought
he had. Please file a bug, showing exactly what you did(ie, how you generated
the .dsc, etc).