[Exherbo-dev] Versions

David Leverton levertond at googlemail.com
Thu Feb 26 21:31:12 GMT 2009

On Thursday 26 February 2009 20:51:13 Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
> Say we're removing some of the sillier restrictions on versions...
> What would we allow that currently isn't?
> 1.2-3
> 1.2rc3
> 1.2-rc3
> Any others?

Capital letters, and letters in other places than after the number parts, 
without necessarily having dots on either side, such as 5U92.  Might get a 
bit icky to figure out how they should compare with pure dotted numeric 
versions, though.

Dotted suffixes, such as _alpha1.2, might also be handy.

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