Bug#2345: Inclusion of shadow breaks up some packages in the current (0.93R6) packaging system
> But if I want to contribute a shadow-3.3.2-1.deb-Package,
> it's necessary that the _distribution_ has the packages
> shellutils and miscutils broken up into an additional
> package `login' as well, so that I'm able to _replace_ the
> old login, passwd, su stuff with the new shadow programs.
Why can't you use dpkg's diversion mechanism? This is just the type
of situation it was designed for.
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