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Re: possible conflict over the /usr/bin/ia namespace




Ian Jackson writes ("Re: possible conflict over the /usr/bin/ia namespace"):
> Antoine Beaupré writes ("Re: possible conflict over the /usr/bin/ia namespace"):
> > On 2018-09-25 14:22:44, Ian Jackson wrote:
> > > If you can't get a better idea I would suggest
> > >   << 0.242+git20151019-1.1~
> > > which is all versions until the next draft(~)-of-an-nmu (.1).
> > 
> > But wouldn't <= 0.242+git20151019-1~ be as effective? Why does it need
> > to be <<?
> 
> 0.242+git20151019-1 is not <= 0.242+git20151019-1~ so that is
> definitely wrong.  Maybe you meant <= 0.242+git20151019-1.1~ ?
> But if I were preparing an NMU I would be intending to use
> 0.242+git20151019-1.1 as the nmu version; and my draft packages would
> be called precisely 0.242+git20151019-1.1~ and don't want to be
> conflicted against.  Hence  0.242+git20151019-1.1~

I mean, hence   << 0.242+git20151019-1.1~

Ian.