Re: RFS: akregator - RSS feed aggregator for KDE
On Thursday, July 01, 2004 8:50 AM, Peter Rockai (mornfall)
> On Thursday 01 July 2004 08:55, Jeremy Lainé wrote:
>> - the package versions look dodgy, as there are 2 dashes
>> (1.0-beta4-1). Furthermore you are going to run into problems when
>> the final 1.0 version comes out:
> Two dashes are perfectly valid according to Policy.
Indeed; however, as Jeremy pointed out `1.0-beta4' is greater than `1.0'
>> sharky@sharky:~$ dpkg --compare-versions 1.0-beta4-1 lt 1.0-1 && echo
> The final version will be labelled 1.0.0-1 of course.
Erm, no, please don't. 1.0.0 is an NMU version number.
>> You might consider labeling the beta versions something like
>> sharky@sharky:~$ dpkg --compare-versions 0.99+1.0beta4-1 lt 1.0-1 &&
>> echo true
This, otoh, is a commonly used and well-known method of numbering versions
so that the final release version is greater than the betas.