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Re: PostgreSQL upgrade will require Pre-Depends dependency

On Sat, Mar 14, 1998 at 08:20:19AM +0000, Oliver Elphick wrote:
> =?iso-8859-1?Q?Nicol=E1s_Lichtmaier?= wrote:
>   >
>   > IMHO using packages for this is horribly broken. You should be able to
>   >solve this just by using simple maintainer scripts.
>   >
> The problem is that a different version of the binaries is needed to do
> the dump, but by the time the package knows that a dump is needed, those
> binaries have already been deleted.
> If the user is highly organised, there is no need for all this, but we
> have to cope with the situation of a large number of packages that are
> all being upgraded at once; few users can keep on top of all the
> implications, so the packaging system should cope.
> If you can suggest a better way, please do!

 You have the old binaries available when the new preinst runs..!

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