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Re: weird version compare

Wichert Akkerman writes ("weird version compare"):
> Is this correct: ?
> dpkg - warning: downgrading x11amp from 0.9-alpha1-1.1 to 0.9a3-2.
> I'ld say it is actually an upgrade, but dpkg doesn't agree with me..

Yes, I think it's correct.  Letters in version numbers sort before
nonletters, so `a3' precedes `-alpha1'.  See the dpkg programmers'

The version number format should have been retained from one version
to the next.


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