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Re: Bug#4471: isp-ppp needs conflicts:ppp



You (Christoph Lameter) wrote:
> On 18 Sep 1996, Kai Henningsen wrote:
> 
> > clameter@waterf.org (Christoph Lameter)  wrote on 17.09.96 in <Pine.LNX.3.93.960917211448.9997A-100000@waterf.org>:
> > 
> > > 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.

Mike.
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