[pacman-dev] [arch-general] [arch-dev-public] Versioned dependency fun...

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Wed Mar 3 03:35:24 EST 2010

Am 03.03.2010 04:59, schrieb Dan McGee:
>> The force flag is a big ugly crap.
>> I find sanitizing upstream version to be much.. saner.
>> Or figure out a way to have both a sane version for pacman and the
>> insane upstream version.
> I was actually thinking about this again and thinking epoch might not
> be a bad idea- I don't know if I had any legit objection to it before
> but I can't think of one anymore. If someone is interested in
> implementing, I'd be for it.

I was thinking more of having two version numbers. The pkgver and the
optional, internal sanitized pkgver. The internal one is used for
comparison if it exists, but pacman always displays the pkgver for
upstream consistency. Maybe epoch is better, but I wanted to mention
this idea.

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