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Re: Package split/merge advice

Frank Küster <frank@debian.org> wrote:

> Yes, technically this works. But then the version numbers do not
> correspond at all to the version numbers used by upstream. And you get
> in trouble if upstream changes his packaging and distributes all data in
> a single tar.gz:
> dpkg --compare-versions 2004-12-07 lt 3.0; echo $?

You can still use a version like (hoping the first
upstream release with a real version number will have less than 3
leading zeros...).


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