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Re: uscan upstream version: padding zero to the left with elegance?

On Mon, 2021-09-20 at 11:18 +0200, Julien Puydt wrote:
> Oh, you mean 2021.9.9 won't be seen as the last of the century?

By default, version comparison in Debian and other packaging systems are not
alphanumeric, but each part of the version.

Debian has some features to amend versions, like + and ~.

If you are not sure, just try it with dpkg --compare-versions [1]

Also see debmake-doc [2]

Best Regards
Markus Frosch

[1] https://manpages.debian.org/unstable/dpkg/dpkg.1.en.html
[2] https://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/debmake-doc/ch05.en.html#name-version

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