There is a version in info file '7.x-2.0-alpha2+2-dev' in last dev version.
Which is incompatible with dependency format - (see for example
I assume it should be named like '7.x-2.x'.


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Status:Active» Closed (works as designed)

The packaging script injects this version string. As you can see, it is not contained in the source code:

In any case, the claim that this version string would be incompatible with dependency versions is not true. Drupal core (actually PHP) handles the versions correctly.

You likely want:

dependencies[] = libraries (>=2, <3)

The documentation page might be outdated.