Bug#205960: Version comparing and ~
Previously Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> Are you sure that it actually worked in 0.5.5? Nothing has changed in that
> area since then, and I just tested with apt 0.5.5.1 and 3.0~rc1-1 compares
> greater than 3.0-1 there as well.
>From the changelog:
apt (0.5.5) unstable; urgency=low
* New deb version compare function, that has no integer limits, and
supports pre-versions using ~. Code ported from dpkg.
If that change went missing it should definitely be restored.
Wichert Akkerman <email@example.com> It is simple to make things.
http://www.wiggy.net/ It is hard to make things simple.