Re: version numbers on virtual packages
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Darren/Torin/Who Ever... wrote:
> I was going to change perl to perl5 think weekend and just provide the
> virtual package perl. This would close a bug filed by Brian White who
> is worried about Perl6. While I was thinking about this during builds
> of Perl, I realized that I can't do that right now. The problem? dpkg
> doesn't support versions on virtual packages. Too many things depend on
> a specific version of Perl to just tell people to fix things up.
> What does everyone else think?
If perl6 is not going to be ready for Debian 2.0, I think it is too soon
to worry about.
The Breaks: field could be another (nicer, IMHO) solution for this.
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