Wildcard requirements allow for any version where the wildcard is positioned.
*, 1.* and 1.2.* are examples of wildcard requirements.
* := >=0.0.0
1.* := >=1.0.0 <2.0.0
1.2.* := >=1.2.0 <1.3.0
What's the difference between this one and tilde? I can't see difference from first glance in examples.
With a tilde there's the example ~1.2.3 := >=1.2.3 <1.3.0, which you can't do with a wildcard. But I think you could normalize wildcards into tilde form and work from there, except maybe the total * case.
~1.2.3 := >=1.2.3 <1.3.0
FWIW, crates.io doesn't allow publishing wildcard dependencies anymore.
@jistone they disallow only *, but 1.* will still work out.
OK, but 1.* is easily mapped to ~1, and 1.2.* to ~1.2.
@jistone yeah, so normalizing should be done easily ;) I'll make sure to find volunteer on meeting ;)
Commit 8a9813f fixes this issue
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