[pacman-dev] [PATCH] Add information on version comparison to manpages

Xavier shiningxc at gmail.com
Fri Jun 20 08:28:01 EDT 2008

2008/6/20 Nagy Gabor <ngaba at bibl.u-szeged.hu>:
> You may trust rpm guys, but don't forget that rpm based distros usually
> use different versioning scheme, so '1.0b versus 1.0' is not a real
> life example there:
> alsa-lib-1.0.14-0.4.rc3.fc7.i386.rpm (Fedora)
> mplayer-1.0-0.20.pre7.0.rh9.rf.i386.rpm (Fedora)

Yeah, I was also thinking about that.
But what is strange is that in the rpm epoch link I just gave, they
give an example that matches our situation.

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