Bug#4457: popclient conflicts with netstd
On Mon, 9 Sep 1996, Buddha Buck wrote:
> That sounds good... However, please -DON'T- mark popclient as Replaces: netstd. As far as I understand, Replaces should only be used when one package completely replaces another's functionality, and I don't thing popclient replaces all of netstd.
That's not true. Replaces should be used whenever one package
overwrites files from another. See the dpkg programmer's manual for
In this case, popclient should use
Replaces: netstd (<= 2.07-1)
assuming that future versions of netstd will not include popclient.