Re: package name change (moviemate -> mediamate)
On Wed, Jul 30, 2003 at 08:47:53PM -0600, Jamin W. Collins wrote:
> I was thinking about the dummy package approach, but then the dummy
> package would just hang around indefinitely, right?
If the new package replaces all files in the dummy package, dpkg removes
it automatically. But cf. #202997. I ended up with a dummy package only
containing a symlink in /usr/share/doc from <old_name> to <new_name>,
and stuffing that into the new package as well.