[wingide-users] Installing 4.0.0-1 on Ubuntu

Joshua J. Kugler joshua at eeinternet.com
Wed Feb 23 15:17:16 MST 2011


On Wednesday 23 February 2011, Phil Vandry elucidated thus:
> On Tue, 22 Feb 2011 09:52:28 -0500 Wingware Support 
<support at wingware.com> wrote:
> > context will work around this.  The Debian package manager does not
> > understand our use of 'b' in the version for betas.
>
> Debian's version numbering scheme is comprehensive and powerful. I
> think it will be well worth your while to follow it in the future.
> Details can be found here:
>
> http://www.debian.org/doc/debian-policy/ch-controlfields.html#s-f-Ver
>sion
>
> Basically in your case you would version strings like 4.0.0~b6 (comes
> before) and 4.0.0-1 (comes after).

+1

> You could also consider hosting a Debian repository that can be put
> in /etc/apt/sources.list.d .

+100!  No manual downloading...it would be pulled in as part of the 
daily update check.

j

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