Re: renaming sylpheed-claws-gtk2-* to claws-mail-*
On Tue, Jan 02, 2007 at 04:42:59PM +0100, Ricardo Mones wrote:
> If ensuring a smooth transition includes that apt-get upgrade/dist-upgrade
> does the package switching then as I understand it only a Provides: with the
> old package name would be required in each new package. That's currently not
> implemented in current packages. I may be wrong here, though.
A Provides would probably be wrong under the circumstances.
> > Are the dependencies on sylpheed-claws-gtk2 auto-generated from the
> > build-dependency somehow, or will they need to each be updated manually for
> > the transition?
> Generated from the libsylpheed-claws-gtk2-dev/libclaws-mail-dev version in
> the build-depends. Only this one needs to be manually updated, plugins'
> dependency is obtained from this one.
Really? That doesn't seem to be the case in the current version of the
packages; debian/control shows hard-coded dependencies on particular package
> Anyway I'd like this dialog to continue after releasing to ensure this a
> succesful transition, with you or any other RM if you don't have time.
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