On Tue, Feb 02, 2010 at 04:04:43PM +0100, Dieter Faulbaum wrote:
> Hello debian-policy maintainer,
> trying to understand the comparison of upstream_versions, I found some
> packages with a '%' in the upstream_version.
> Should the percent character be added to list in the sub-chapter 5.6.12?
Can you provides examples of such package ?
'%' is used for URL-encoding package filename. So in some case, the version
written in the filename will contain a %, but the real version of the package
will not. See dpkg-name.
Imagine a large red swirl here.