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Re: ~ in package versions

>>>>> "steve" == Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> writes:

    steve> On Thu, Jun 16, 2005 at 12:00:43AM +1000, Paul TBBle
    steve> 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?

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

    Do you remember if the remaining issue is only APT side? if yes I
    can try to fix it myself.

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