Bug#211660: don't add stricter checks short before release
tag 211660 pending
On Fri, 19 Sep 2003, Andreas Barth wrote:
> > > How do you expect us to release sarge when introducing FBFTS after the
> > > last minute and without warning on d-d-a? dpkg fails now if there is
> > > no space between the package name and the () for the version (example:
> > > "glibc(>>2.0)" don't work any more).
Bugs are bugs. If packages have invalidly formed fields, isn't it better to
discover them now, before we release, instead of after? (ie, #211292)
> You can test that with any package that use versioned dependencies.
No. Most packages includes spaces, as it's easier to read.
> It _is_ a policy violation, because this programm fails for other
> policy conforming programms on the interface that's described in
Anyways, the issue is moot. I've fixed this in .14.