Re: Bug#4471: isp-ppp needs conflicts:ppp
You (Christoph Lameter) wrote:
> On 18 Sep 1996, Kai Henningsen wrote:
> > firstname.lastname@example.org (Christoph Lameter) wrote on 17.09.96 in <Pine.LNX.3.93.960917211448.9997Aemail@example.com>:
> > > I thought the "Replaces:" implied the removal of the package before
> > > installation?
> > No, that's Conflicts:. Replaces: says that the package will replace some
> > files of the other package, and that dpkg is not to complain.
> That is a rather weird interpretation.
> Replaces: causes the automatic removal of a package
... When used together with Conflicts:. Otherwise Kai is right.
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