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smaller than 0 but not negative (Re: question about "Conflicts:"

From:  Holger Levsen <>
Subject:  smaller than 0 but not negative (Re: question about "Conflicts:"
Date:  Wed, 2 May 2012 19:28:35 -0600
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On Montag, 30. April 2012, Ralf Treinen wrote:
> Conflicts: foo (>= 0), foo (<< 0)
> to be exact, since versions smaller than 0 are possible.


btw, is the concept of numbers smaller than zero but not negative known/used 
anywhere outside of debian/dpkg?


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