[[PATCH setup] 0/3] Prepare for colons in version numbers

Jon Turney jon.turney@dronecode.org.uk
Mon Oct 30 15:55:00 GMT 2017

On 27/10/2017 19:47, Ken Brown wrote:
> A future version of setup might allow version numbers of the form
> e:v-r, where is an epoch.  Currently setup doesn't parse these
> correctly when reading installed.db.  In case ScanFindVisitor is used,
> there is an additional problem in reading filenames containing colons.
> The reading is done by Win32 functions, and the illegal characters
> like ':' aren't translated.
> Ken Brown (3):
>    Remove the function filemanip.cc:base
>    Bump the installed.db version to 4
>    Remove the ScanFindVisitor class

Great, thanks.

I'll hold 2/3 back a bit, as bumping the installed.db version makes it a 
pain to go back to the released setup version after testing...

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