Re: Yet Another Virtual Package Request
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On Mon, 23 Feb 1998, Johnie Ingram wrote:
> "Brian" == Brian Bassett <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Brian> I'd like to propose ftp-server as the name for packages which
> Brian> provide an FTP daemon.
> I like the idea. I had proftpd conflicting with wu-ftpd but forgot
> about wu-ftpd-academ. More ftp packages will just make things more
> complex, without a virtual package.
Personally I can't see a reason for ftp-server; does proftpd really
conflict with wu-ftpd? Surely it ought to be possible to have them both
installed at the same time?
On this note, is it a bug that wn conflicts with the virtual package httpd
and replaces ncsa, apache and cern-httpd? None of the other packages which
provide httpd seem to do this. [though this is a bo system]
`When any government, or any church for that matter, undertakes to say to
its subjects, "This you may not read, this you must not see, this you are
forbidden to know," the end result is tyranny and oppression no matter how
holy the motives' -- Robert A Heinlein, "If this goes on --"
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