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Re: Renaming a blends task

On 09/17/2015 09:16 PM, Andreas Tille wrote:
>> > but I was wondering what happens during an upgrade (e.g Jessie > Stretch).
>> > 
>> > Of course the packages installed by the meta-package will all be
>> > upgraded, but the meta-package never will, and the "upgrader" might be
>> > missing out on some great new packages.
> The user needs to install the new metapackage.  The Blends framework does
> not provide any "upgrade path".  It might be possible to add a chunk to
> debian/control.stub
> Package: multimedia-oldtask
> Architecture: all
> Depends: multimedia-newtask
> Description: Debian Multimedia ...
>  Explain the upgrade here
> but this is untested and I somehow would call this overengineering.
>> > I suppose we should include this information in an announcement for Stretch.
> I think this is the better solution.
Thanks Andreas - I will keep it simple.


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