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Re: Package naming rules.



In message <199605071910.PAA15483@zaphod.caz.ny.us>, Buddha Buck writes:
>Does replaces+conflicts imply provides?
>Specifically, if a depends on foo, and foobar replaces+conflicts with 
>foo, can I replace foo with foobar without uninstalling a?
>If not, then (I think) foobar should replaces+conflicts+provides foo, 
>and then foo would end up acting as a virtual package name, which is 
>probably not what we want, either.

Nope, you're right, I forgot about provides.  I guess I was missing
something.

Mike.
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