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Re: limits for package name and version (MBF alert: ... .deb filenames)

Jon Dowland <jmtd@debian.org> (27/04/2011):
> ~ sorts after ., so "0~110427" will be considered newer than "0.1".
> Therefore, the 0 in 0~YYMMDD is meaningless, and would be no better
> than ~YYMMDD (which would still sort after 0.1, and require an
> epoch).

$ dpkg --compare-versions 0~110427 '<<' 0.1 && echo "Jon is wrong"
Jon is wrong


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