Re: perl-5.6-base should conflict with all perl packages that use alternatives
On Tue, Jan 09, 2001 at 01:23:37PM -0800, Joey Hess wrote:
>Basically, perl-5.6-base needs to conflict with all earlier perl-5.004
>and perl-5.005 packages because of exactly this breakage. Unfortunatly,
>that may not yet be possible. If we do want to keep old perl-5.004/5
>packages around, they should be updated to not try to use alternatives,
>and perl-5.006-base should have a versioned conflicts with the older
>versions that do use dependancies.
>Since there is not actually a bug on file about this (though bod and I
>have discussed it before), here goes.
I believe that #80197 is related to installing perl-5.00 after
The changelog for -6.1 notes that this is a problem, but one that I was
not prepared to fix as an NMU due to the scope.
Brendan O'Dea email@example.com
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