Re: [PATCH] scripts/package/builddeb: upgrade to current practices
On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 10:46:23PM +0300, Martin-Éric Racine wrote:
> 2012/7/17 Jonathan Nieder <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> >> Package: $fwpackagename
> >> Architecture: all
> >> +Conflicts: firmware-linux-free, firmware-linux-nonfree
> >> +Provides: firmware-linux-free, firmware-linux-nonfree
> >> +Replaces: firmware-linux-free, firmware-linux-nonfree
> > I assume you mean Breaks+Replaces. Do the files actually overlap,
> > or is this change being overly cautious? I would expect the files
> > not to overlap because the package build with deb-pkg puts firmware
> > in a versioned subdirectory "/lib/firmware/<version>".
> AFAIK they would overlap, hence the Conflicts.
This is wrong and properly fixed in -next.