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Re: version numbers in testing-proposed-updates

Jeroen van Wolffelaar <jeroen@wolffelaar.nl> wrote:

[clear explanation]

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
> solutions.

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 $?

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster, Biozentrum der Univ. Basel
Abt. Biophysikalische Chemie

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