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Dan McGee 01-12-2012 10:29 PM

doc/vercmp: add note about pkgrel handling
 
This comes from the Doxygen function documentation. Also, fix two rather
silly misspellings.

Signed-off-by: Dan McGee <dan@archlinux.org>
---
doc/vercmp.8.txt | 9 +++++++--
1 files changed, 7 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/doc/vercmp.8.txt b/doc/vercmp.8.txt
index 4b0490f..6b94f3e 100644
--- a/doc/vercmp.8.txt
+++ b/doc/vercmp.8.txt
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@ vercmp(8)

Name
----
-vercmp - version comparsion utility
+vercmp - version comparison utility


Synopsis
@@ -23,7 +23,7 @@ numbers. It outputs values as follows:
* = 0 : if ver1 == ver2
* > 0 : if ver1 > ver2

-Version comparsion operates as follows:
+Version comparison operates as follows:

Alphanumeric:
1.0a < 1.0b < 1.0beta < 1.0p < 1.0pre < 1.0rc < 1.0 < 1.0.a < 1.0.1
@@ -35,6 +35,11 @@ overrule any version comparison (unless the epoch values are equal). This is
specified in an `epoch:version-rel` format. For example, `2:1.0-1` is always
greater than `1:3.6-1`.

+Keep in mind that the 'pkgrel' is only compared if it is available on both
+versions given to this tool. For example, comparing `1.5-1` and `1.5` will
+yield 0; comparing `1.5-1` and `1.5-2` will yield < 0 as expected. This is
+mainly for supporting versioned dependencies that do not include the 'pkgrel'.
+

Options
-------
--
1.7.8.3


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