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Re: upstream_version

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.

Bill. <ballombe@debian.org>

Imagine a large red swirl here. 

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