Re: New dpkg overwrite behaviour undesirable
Miquel van Smoorenburg writes ("Re: New dpkg overwrite behaviour undesirable"):
> BTW the next sysvinit will conflict with older versions of bsd-utils,
> ofcourse, so that this problem will not appear. I hope dselect is
> then smart enough to realize bsd-utils should be installed first.
No, please don't do it like that. Please use Replaces rather than
Conflicts means you think the other package should be deinstalled,
which is not what you mean here. Replaces will do the right thing.