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Re: [alpine-devel] APK version formats

From: Natanael Copa <ncopa_at_alpinelinux.org>
Date: Fri, 6 Apr 2012 16:26:52 +0200

On Fri, 6 Apr 2012 09:15:19 -0400
Kiyoshi Aman <kiyoshi.aman_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> 2012/4/6 Timo Teras <timo.teras_at_iki.fi>:
> > So the question is with 1.2.3_01 versions if it's more trouble to
> > mangle them (to 1.2.3.01; 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.

If you have a good algorithm that works on every single strange version
scheme out there please let us know. I don't believe it is possible
even in theory.

In any case, we should not work on that now. We should fixing bugs
and test things for v2.4 release.

-nc


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