Re: Few questions
Justin Pryzby wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 29, 2007 at 10:00:13PM +0800, Thomas Goirand wrote:
>> Package: package1
>> Replaces: package2
>> Package: package2
>> Replaces: package1
>> The only thing that differs from both packages are dependencies, nothing
> You said there is also a Provides?
>>> Can the user choose to install package1 and package2 on the same system
>>> or have you got a Conflict: setup?
>> They Replaces: each other.
> It isn't clear to me that your use of Replaces makes sense. Note that if you
> don't also have a Conflicts, this just means that it is not an error that
> package 1 and 2 contain the same pathname; the file on disk will be whatever is
> included by the the more-recently installed package, and the other package will
> no longer be recorded as an "owner" of that file. The packages will be
I don't want that it's possible to have them both at the same time. Once
again, my package1 and package2 are the same, only dependencies are not.
So can I write: