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Re: handling versioning change

On Sun, Nov 27, 2016 at 07:07:08PM +0100, Kamil Rytarowski wrote:
> PKGEPOCH mechanism would solve it now and add a proper tool in future,
> adding incremental version prepending PKGVERSION, PKGEPOCH 1 would form
> a version like 1:1.0.3, that will be always higher than any version with
> the default PKGEPOCH 0.

As I said before, it doesn't really provide any significant advance over
the example I just gave. Given all the pain the incompatiblity would
introduce, I don't really see the point. There are better use cases for
':' as meta character too.


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