Re: dselect/dpkg & multiple versions
On Wed, 28 Aug 1996, Brian C. White wrote:
> The reason I bring this up is that there are now several package that are
> _intentionally_ in the distribution multiple times with different versions:
This is the only intentional duplication. Some discussion is pending
on whether to rename one of them.
These duplications are temporary. The new Alladin gsfonts will soon be
in the main distribution as it can be. And lyx has moved to contrib.
There's a bug pending on ftp.debian.org for me to correct the packages
that have moved out of the main distribution in buzz.
> These are already causing a bit of a problem with 'dftp' and I'm wondering
> if they are/will cause problems with dselect/dpkg.
I suggest you use dpkg-ftp instead of dftp.