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Re: Upgrade procedure for tetex

'Guy Maor wrote:'
>Chris Fearnley <cjf@netaxs.com> writes:
>> One can use Provides to give dpkg assurances that the upgrade will
>> work.  Conceptually this use of Provides differs from virtual
>> packages.  The idea is that the new tetex packages should provide
>> the old TeX packages so dpkg will allow the old tex packages to be
>> replaced.
>Huh?  Where did you get the idea that dselect works in this fashion?

For example, if lyx depends on latex.  Unless tetex provides latex,
removing latex will fail due to it being required by lyx.  Am I
missing something?

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