Re: version numbers in testing-proposed-updates
Jeroen van Wolffelaar <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
thanks very much.
> Unfortunately, -3sarge1 sorts before -3.1, so if you want as maintainer
> to backport a NMU to sarge, you're out of luck for straightforward
I'll see that there won't be NMU's to be backported...
By the way, why are only alphanumerics, . and + allowed in version
numbers? If this were less resctrictive, one could do
dpkg --compare-versions 1-3_sarge.1 gt 1-3.1; echo $?
Frank Küster, Biozentrum der Univ. Basel
Abt. Biophysikalische Chemie