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Bug#18482: marked as done (dpkg-buildpackage does not include epochs in filenames)

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Package: dpkg-dev
Severity: wishlist

dpkg-buildpackage does not include epochs in filenames. With that, scripts
have to run `dpkg -I' (or a similar command) to get the exact version of a
.deb. This produces a lot of unnecessary overhead for scripts like



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As Ben Collins wrote in this bug back in 1999, dpkg-buildpackage is not 
going to change behaviour.  You can use dpkg-deb -f foo.deb version 
which is faster than dpkg -I.

I'm closing this bug.

- tfheen

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