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Re: debian/watch, sf.net and -dev versions

On Fri, Sep 21, 2007 at 02:06:48PM +0200, Patrick Schoenfeld wrote:
> How would that help me? This would match digits and points as part of
> the version instead of everything and so it would also consider 1.5.x to
> be newer then 1.4.x.
> Which is right, if one just compares version numbers to each other. But
> then again I do package only stable versions of the software, so I don't
> mind those -dev versions. Ehm. To make it more clearer. The package name
> has the same scheme:

Use uversionmangle to substitute (.*)-dev to some junk value, like
zero. It may be inelegant, but should work.

Kumar Appaiah,
458, Jamuna Hostel,
Indian Institute of Technology Madras,
Chennai - 600 036

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