On Fri, 9 Aug 2019 at 19:28, Scott Talbert <s...@techie.net> wrote: > Thanks. As an aside, what does the tilde at the end of the version number > mean? I have seen that in control files before, but I've been unable to > find anything in the documentation about it.
The tilde is to accommodate backports. e.g. a backport of python-pytest-xdist might be versioned 1.29.0-1~bpo10+1 in that case, it would still be broken by (<< 1.29.0-1) without the tilde.