On 26/03/11 09:10, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> On Sat, 26 Mar 2011, Emilio Pozuelo Monfort wrote:
>> I'd also mandate the use of build-ids for .ddebs and add refcounting support
>> (like has been done for multiarch AFAIK) to dpkg for them, so we don't need to
>> worry about Conflicts / Replaces.
> For multi-arch, it's the _same_ package (but just another architecture of it) that
> can share _identical_ files and where we have refcounting.
> This can't be generalized to just any package, it's just contrary to the
> logic of our packaging tools.
> When do you have such conflicts? I hear when you have the same binary in
> multiple package... but in that case both packages already conflict and
> you can just copy the existing conlict field and add the -ddeb suffix.
Not necessarily, e.g. you can have the same binary in different paths, or with
> Otherwise maybe there's a way to include the package name in the path
> to avoid such conflicts?
I don't think so. Otherwise gdb wouldn't know where to look for it.