Re: reasons why downgrades are Not Supported
On Sun, Jan 14, 2007 at 02:31:28PM +0200, Damyan Ivanov <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
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> - -=| Tobias Richter, 14.01.2007 13:29 |=-
> > email@example.com wrote:
> >> (pre|post)rm of package version 1.5 must undo the actions.
> >> However, what exactly is undone must depend on the new version (1.3,
> >> 1.0, 0.4), which would clutter the code.
> > Correct me if I'm wrong, but the old (pre|post)rm can only be called
> > with 'remove', 'pruge' or 'upgrade'. So the script does not know that
> > there is a downgrade (to which version?) being installed afterwards.
> See the section "Downgrades" on the following excellent page:
OT, but why can't we have *one* wiki ?