verify parsing and ordering of package
pkg_check-version takes a list of
pkgname and processes them.
- each name is parsed and checked for issues.
- in addition, comparable names (same stem and same flavor) are sorted from older to newer version.
Options are as follows:
- displays a human-readable version of each pkgname (full version parsing, including known suffixes, dewey numbers parsing, REVISION, EPOCH, flavor markers).
- verbose mode, which will explicitly state pkgname with no issues and sort one element lists.
pkg_check-version utility exits with
0, unless one of the pkgname was malformed, or two
names are actually non comparable (such as ‘moo-1.23pre1’ and
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