[Catalog-sig] Re: PEP 314: Updating the package metadata format

Andrew Kuchling akuchlin@mems-exchange.org
Tue, 29 Apr 2003 13:17:48 -0400

On Wed, Apr 23, 2003 at 07:57:39PM +0200, Thomas Heller wrote:
>(see my embedded comments)

Changes applied to PEP 314; thanks!

>I have a use case for Conflicts with version numbers.
>ctypes was a couple of modules up to version 0.4.x, and is a package
>starting with 0.6.x.

Another piece of evidence: according to
http://www.rpm.org/max-rpm/s1-rpm-depend-manual-dependencies.html, RPM
supports version numbers in the Conflicts header.  Current versions of
RPM also support versions in the Obsoletes header, so I've changed PEP
314 to do the same.