Re: dak now supports ~ in version numbers
* martin f krafft [Wed, 09 Aug 2006 00:58:35 +0100]:
> ... I guess it's time to break the news that Debian now supports the
> ~-character as part of the version number of its packages!
Thanks to all that made this possible.
> However, I am sure you are aware that the feature is to be
> considered "beta", meaning that things might not always work as they
> should, in which case we require your patience and cooperation.
> Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org in case of problems.
I uploaded bzr_0.9~rc1-1 this morning, and all when fine. dinstall still
has not arrived, though.
> So what does all this mean?
> [list of things, snip]
Ah, here's one more:
Packages that do stuff like:
Depends: foo (>= 0.8), foo (<< 0.9)
Will probably want to move to:
Depends: foo (>= 0.8), foo (<< 0.9~)
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