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Re: Question about deb versioning

On 2012-11-22 21:10 +0100, Pedro Eugênio Rocha wrote:

> I'm trying to install a custom deb package that depends
> on libapache2-mod-passenger (>= 2.2.3) on a fresh debian squeeze, but apt
> is reporting errors. I found that the current version of the package on
> squeeze is 2.2.11debian-2, what should be enough to meet the dependency, I
> suppose.

Indeed that should be sufficient.

> Is deb versioning system assuming that 2.2.11debian-2 is less than 2.2.3?

No, it is not that broken.

> Would the best way to solve this problem be changing the dependency to (>=
> 2.2.3debian) ?

No, this is almost surely not going to help.

> Any hints would be appreciated.

Please copy and paste the exact error messages (with LC_MESSAGES=C).


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