Re: Purging a replaced program
On 25 Jan 2002, Robert Bihlmeyer wrote:
> Hmm, if both packages contain exactly the same files (only some in different
> flavours) you could remove the conflict. A package that replaces *all*
> files of another one will make the old package "disappear", and
> (according to policy at least) that should do the right thing for
> conffiles, too.
So you're saying just provides and replaces, not conflicts? I'll try
> The second alternative is to somehow fix this case in the package
> scripts. Not too pretty workaround, but doable since you control both
> Third, and probably cleanest, is the option to simply stop shipping
> different config files (they are different, are they?) under the same
> name. /etc/webmin-ssl/* and /etc/init.d/webmin-ssl should work fine.
I don't want to do either of these because hopefully the webmin-ssl
package will go away once the crypto in main thing is sorted out.
Jaldhar H. Vyas <email@example.com>
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