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Re: [Chicken-hackers] required-extension-version (possible version-numbe

From: Mario Domenech Goulart
Subject: Re: [Chicken-hackers] required-extension-version (possible version-numbers> issue)
Date: 14 Apr 2008 21:52:08 -0300
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Hi Ivan,

On Tue, 15 Apr 2008 08:24:56 +0900 Ivan Raikov <address@hidden> wrote:

>    How do you propose this is handled? The situation below occurs
> because 501 > 6 (obviously), so chicken-setup thinks that 1.501 is
> newer than 1.6.x. My solution would be to remove releases and
> prerequisites of the form because such a versioning scheme is
> idiotic. But I am open to reasonable suggestions.

Actually I think the real problem is that lookup-table uses two
different and incompatible versioning schemes.

Maybe egg authors should stick to either xx.xx or xx.xx.xx forms, and
should not combine them for the same egg.

That would solve the problem, wouldn't it?

Best wishes,

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