Re: Upgrade procedure for tetex
>>>>> "Guy" == Guy Maor <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Guy> Chow Chi-Ming <email@example.com> writes:
>> This means once a package is released, other packages may depend on
>> it and therefore a replacement package has to carry the old package
>> name forever. Doesn't sound too good to me.
Guy> Not forever, only until the other packages start depending on the
Guy> new name.
No. If all other packages depend on the new name, the distribution
will be problem-free for a _fresh_install_. However, we cannot assume
that there are no machine with the old version of the packages that
depend on the old name. When such a machine is upgraded, there'll be
Billy C.-M. Chow <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Department of Systems Engineering
The Chinese University of Hong Kong