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Re: Is dpkg --compare-versions canonical?

* Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu) [050823 22:58]:
> Goswin von Brederlow <brederlo@informatik.uni-tuebingen.de> writes:
> > It is out of date since it does not explain ~ yet. Maybe, if you have
> > the time and since you just looked at the matter closely anyway, you
> > could draw up a few lines and send a patch?

> I'm certainly willing to do so, but I thought that policy wasn't ready to
> change yet.  Wasn't it waiting on implementation of that feature in dak,
> which is currently using ~ internally for something else?

There is no reason to not update policy right now, as long as we add a
footnote that ~ cannot be used in uploads until dak is fixed.


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