Announcement letter of Network Manager 0.6 and KNetworkManager
dana at ubuntustudio.com
Wed Mar 22 08:10:44 GMT 2006
On Tue, 2006-03-21 at 23:33 -0800, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 22, 2006 at 05:04:23AM +0100, Michael Biebl wrote:
> > Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > > The '~' character is used in package version numbers to allow them to
> > > correspond closely to upstream notation while still comparing in the
> > > expected way.
> > I remebered something like that and at first tried ~ but then lintian
> > complained loudly (bad-version-number).
> > False positive?
> > I also couldn't find a package in the archive which actually used ~.
> Yes, false positive. We've used ~ in Ubuntu for a while now. I don't think
> any versions currently in the archive happen to use it, but past ones have,
> as well as things like the bzr daily builds.
> - mdz
Looks like ~ is used for Backports?
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