Re: Re: Bug#592900: Updating system-config-printer
On Fri, Sep 03, 2010 at 12:13:33PM +0200, Julien Cristau wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 3, 2010 at 07:53:24 +0200, Fabian Greffrath wrote:
> > Am Donnerstag, den 02.09.2010, 19:08 +0200 schrieb Guido Günther:
> > > Neither Conflicts+Replaces nor Conflicts+Breaks lets apt-get figure out
> > > the right thing while aptitude handles all well. Even adding a
> > > Provides: hal-cups-utils doesn't work.
> > Erm, I meant Breaks+Replaces, not Conflicts+Breaks! Please try again.
> > However, maybe the *versioned* Conflicts/Breaks/Replaces is the culprit
> > here, because it pretends to open up another possible way for apt to
> > solve this situation by upgrading h-c-u. But the truth is, there is no
> > such version of h-c-u available and even if it was, the package is to be
> > completely removed anyway.
> > However, I think ubuntu introduced a dummy hal-cups-utils package that
> > depends on s-c-p-udev to ease the transition.
> So I went and asked the apt people. The problem seems to be that
> because python-cupsutils has reverse dependencies its removal gets a bad
> score. Would it be possible to keep python-cupsutils as a dummy
> transitional package depending on python-cupshelpers?
Josselin, would you agree? We had these in an early version and removed
them on your request.
I can add them back for hal-cups-utils as well as python-cupsutils.