Announcement letter of Network Manager 0.6 and KNetworkManager
mdz at ubuntu.com
Tue Mar 21 22:22:35 GMT 2006
On Mon, Mar 20, 2006 at 01:37:04AM +0100, Michael Biebl wrote:
> Mario Đanić wrote:
> > Dear users, developers, contributors, and everyone else,
> Some comments from the Debian maintainer of libnl and contributor of the
> Debian-Utopia project:
> > libnl, a dependency of n-m 0.6 (by Tom Parker)
> Upstream chose to use a broken versioning scheme:
> dpkg --compare-versions "1.0" "<" "1.0-pre5" && echo "Strange"
> So I'd suggest to use a version number like 0.99+1.0-pre5 for a smooth
> upgrade path to the final 1.0 release.
The '~' character is used in package version numbers to allow them to
correspond closely to upstream notation while still comparing in the
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