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

On Wed, Apr 27, 2011 at 04:09:48PM +0100, Jon Dowland wrote:
> ~ 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).
From Policy [1], ~ sort before everything, even the empty string...

 1: http://www.debian.org/doc/debian-policy/ch-controlfields.html#s-f-Version

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