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Re: dpkg can't handle multiple replaces (was: Freezing Bo)

On 27 Feb 1997, Christoph Martin wrote:

> dpkg has problems with installing packages which have multiple
> replaces together with conflicts. The problem comes up with the
> installation of tetex which is supposed to replace all the old tex
> packages. 

It's also very hard to upgrade to tetex using dselect... Partly because of
this missing feature (from /usr/doc/dpkg/WISHLIST):

 * understand Replaces in dselect

Maybe it might be a good idea to delay tetex until 1.4?


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