Re: ALPHA release of apache-1.0.0-1 now available
'Raul Miller wrote:'
> apache-httpd provides httpd (as does cern-httpd) so dpkg won't
> install one until the other is removed.
>This isn't completely optimal (for the people who want to use apache
>but also need a proxy server). Ideally, someone should write up a
>mini-howto on how to work around this simplicity feature.
Ideally, a package should have no conflicts. But the develment effort
can be hard. I'm not familiar with the issues involved in installing
a proxy server. Could you inform me? Maybe there is a way to make
cern, apache, spinner, etc. all independent packages that will be
congnizant and considerate of the other web servers installed. I'd
like to set that as a goal. But for expediency, I think we will have
to use conflicts.
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