Subject: Re: how to handle non-successive package versions ?
To: J Chapman Flack <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/24/2005 01:19:28
On Tue, 23 Aug 2005, J Chapman Flack wrote:
> Maybe the question was better stated, won't this numbering scheme confuse
> deweycmp() (pkgtools/pkg_install/files/lib/str.c) and/or possibly anything
> that relies on the findbestmatch / lsbest funtionality of pkg_admin and
> friends?  maybe there /is/ a serious question here.

Yes they will be confused, and yes, that is a serious question.
Kick the author for doing that nonsense in the first place (write him 
mail to make 2.0 his next version so things work out for anyone),
there's little we can do in the pkg tools to work around such nonsense.

   - Hubert