Re: ~ in package versions
On Wed, Jun 15, 2005 at 07:04:32PM -0300, Otavio Salvador wrote:
> >>>>> "adam" == Adam Heath <email@example.com> writes:
> adam> Namely, as you told me on irc, that dak uses ~ internally as
> adam> a separator; this obviously conflicts with dpkg's use of it
> adam> in versions.
> adam> So, to those wondering, this is more than just removing some
> adam> simple forbiddince check. It also requires not just
> adam> completely allowing it; ~ can only be allowed for uploads
> adam> into testing and unstable.
> Well and then what is pending for it?
> - DAK support for it;
> - APT support?
apt (0.5.5) unstable; urgency=low
* New deb version compare function, that has no integer limits, and
supports pre-versions using ~. Code ported from dpkg.
-- Adam Heath <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sun, 27 Apr 2003 01:23:12 -0500
(further fixed in 0.5.11, 10 Sep 2003)
Colin Watson [email@example.com]