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Re: ~ in package versions

On Thu, Jun 16, 2005 at 12:00:43AM +1000, Paul TBBle Hampson wrote:
> I just wanted to confirm my recollection that now that stable has been released
> with support for ~ in package versions in dpkg and apt, we can now use ~ in
> package versions for upload to the Debian archive.

> Is this right, or have I misremembered?

It was that such package versions could not be used *before* sarge released,
not that they would be supported immediately *after* the release; the change
has not yet been made to make this possible for etch.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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