Subject: DEPENDS: -* or -[0-9]*
To: None <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/17/2000 19:45:19
	For wildcard depends we tend to use -*, except when we know of
	a problem (such as ghostscript-* matching ghostscript-x11).
	This leaves problems 'lying in wait' for later package changes.

	For consistency, and to avoid such problems should we replace -*
	with  -[0-9]* everywhere?

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