Re: Upgrade procedure for tetex
Chris Fearnley <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> 'Guy Maor wrote:'
> >Chris Fearnley <email@example.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?
That's correct, but what you wrote initially is completely different.