----- Original Message -----
From: "Colin Watson" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "DeBiAn uSeR LiSt" <email@example.com>
Sent: Friday, March 28, 2003 3:53 AM
Subject: Re: apt-get: where does the extra "1%3a" come from?
> On Thu, Mar 27, 2003 at 10:19:54PM -0500, Abdul Latip wrote:
> > I am trying to put some .deb packages from the cache into the
> > web. Somehow some extra characters are added. For example,
> > gawk_3.1.0-3_i386.deb BECOMES gawk_1%3a3.1.0-3_i386.deb
> > May I know what did I wrong?
> Nothing. That's URL-encoding representing the epoch in the version
> number; translate %3a to : if you like.
> Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]
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