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Re: Help with uscan

On 2009-12-18, Ben Finney <ben+debian@benfinney.id.au> wrote:
> Erik de Castro Lopo <mle+debian@mega-nerd.com> writes:
>> The upstream version number is 0.5.2-rc3 which is invalid for a
>> non-native package
> No, it's fine for the upstream version string to contain a hyphen. See
> Debian policy §5.6.12., where the hyphen is explicitly listed as one of
> the valid characters in the upstream version string component.

While that's true you shouldn't use a hyphen in this rc case, to ensure
that 0.5.2 > 0.5.2~rc3.

Kind regards,
Philipp Kern

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