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Re: Debian part of a version number when epoch is bumped

On Thu, 15 Feb 2018 10:58:01 +0100, Thibaut Paumard wrote:

> The "Provides: foo-api (>= 1.8)" mentioned elsewhere in the thread sounds
> also neat for java packages, but it does not seem to be implemented.

It's '(= $version') and we do have these versioned Provides since a
couple of years [0], they just haven't made their way into Policy
yet: https://bugs.debian.org/761219


[0] Maybe not in all corners of the debiverse yet;
ci.debian.net/autopkgtest is, TTBOMK, the last issue:

One of the last fixed issues:

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