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Re: [alpine-devel] APK version formats

From: Kiyoshi Aman <>
Date: Fri, 6 Apr 2012 09:15:19 -0400

2012/4/6 Timo Teras <>:
> So the question is with 1.2.3_01 versions if it's more trouble to
> mangle them (to; 1.2.3_p01; or similar) without causing too
> much trouble. Or if we should just accept 1.2.3_01 as-is. At least it
> would not cause any problems to sort them properly.

Personally, I think that manually mangling version numbers is
inappropriate. In addition to the above proposal, I'd also like to
recommend that apk-tools itself mangle oddball version numbers so the
APKBUILD can always contain the true and correct version number.

--Kiyoshi Aman

Received on Fri Apr 06 2012 - 09:15:19 UTC