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Re: Upstream-only version dependency in debian/control

Julian Andres Klode <jak@jak-linux.org> writes:

> How about:
>  Depends: foo (>= 1.2.3), foo (<< 1.2.4~)
> or
>  Depends: foo (>= 1.2.3), foo (<<
> Julian 

% dpkg --compare-versions ">>" 1.2.3a && echo yes

Upstream might go crazy and add a text string to the verion. Or not so
crazy if you compare it to 1.2-3etch1.

A version ending in a digit can be extended by 'a~' while a version
ending in a letter should use '1~'.


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