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Re: Version comparison with "+repack"

On Fri, Oct 07, 2016 at 12:26:09PM +0200, Ole Streicher wrote:
> Santiago Vila <sanvila@unex.es> writes:
> > On Fri, Oct 07, 2016 at 11:00:17AM +0200, Ole Streicher wrote:
> >> dpkg --compare-versions 7.5~rc+repack  lt 7.5~rc2+repack && echo lt || echo ge
> >> ge
> >> 
> >> What is the best way to fix this?
> >
> > The best way I don't know, but I would put the RC number at the end,
> > i.e. 7.5~rc+repack2 for RC2, 7.5~rc+repack3 for RC3 and so on.
> IMO this is not a good idea since it suggests that we now have the
> second repack of the RC.

agreed.  What about

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