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

Le 15/02/2018 à 13:03, gregor herrmann a écrit :
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


I meant not implemented for java, specifically. But I was wrong: we do have e.g. java8-runtime-headless listed in

So the package mentioned by Vincent may be better off Depending on it rather than on default-jre-headless (>= anything).

Kind regards, Thibaut.

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