Bug#504357: [UDD] debvercmp.sql incorrectly implements the versions comparison system
2008/11/4 Raphael Hertzog <email@example.com>:
> On Mon, 03 Nov 2008, Raphael Geissert wrote:
>> > Do you know a perl implementation that works fine ?
>> Debbugs' (which is almost exactly the same as dpkg-dev's, differring by some bug
>> fixes) passes the test suite.
> If you know about the bug fixes, why didn't you tell us (dpkg team) about them
> instead of simply submitting a bug and leaving us the investigation work?
I later noticed that were mostly identical
> Can you submit us those fixes?
>> > I thought we were
>> > using dpkg-dev's perl implementation, but apparently we don't, since it
>> > doesn't work.
>> Yes, you are: #504135
> So there's no reason to ask them to switch to something else, they just need
I never asked anybody to switch to anything else, I only filed the report.
> to wait until dpkg is fixed and/or standardize the output so that it
> always return -1, 0 and 1 instead of the full range.
Already replied to that in the other email.
> Raphaël Hertzog
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