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Bug#620566: dpkg: "version number does not start with digit" is in contrast to policy

On Sun, 03 Apr 2011, Russ Allbery wrote:
> My inclination is to second this, but I want to make sure that we've
> answered your and Julien's objections first.

And for complete reference, dpkg accepts those version in
/var/lib/dpkg/status (so that dpkg still works for users with affected
packages installed) but will not a accept to install a .deb with a bad
version anymore.

Raphaël Hertzog ◈ Debian Developer

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