Re: question about versioned dependencies in debian/control
On 10/22/14 16:57, Simon McVittie wrote:
> 1:2.1.2-0~xgo70+1 is less than 1:2.1.2, because 1:2.1.2 is equal to
> 1:2.1.2-0 in version number order, and 0~x is less than 0.
> You can confirm this:
> % dpkg --compare-versions 2-0~x lt 2-0 && echo yes
> I would suggest 1:2.1.2-0+xgo70+1 instead.
> ...2-1~xgo70+1 would be appropriate if you were backporting Debian's
> release ...2-1, which is not what you're doing here.
All makes sense now :-). Thanx very much