Summary of Package Overlaps
I generate the raw material for this list with an awk script that
parses the Contents and Packages files. The script ignores
directories, and ignores overlaps between packages that conflict with
each other. The awk script was posted to debian-devel once, and
can also be found as part of bug report #12308.
This version of the summary is based on
hamm/Contents-i386 from 1998-03-30/14:05 (GMT)
hamm/main/Packages from 1998-03-31/20:12 (GMT)
hamm/non-free/Packages from 1998-03-26/20:50 (GMT)
hamm/contrib/Packages from 1998-03-26/20:49 (GMT)
The non-us archive from 1998-05-02
Lots of changes since two months ago :-) We're down to 12 overlaps
now, 4 old ones and 8 new ones.
I'd say that the wu-ftpd overlaps are the most urgent to fix right now.
Version 1998-04-02 (12 overlaps)
New entry for enscript and zsh.
New entry for samba and smbfs.
Removed entry for amanda and amanda-client. (amanda-client now conflicts)
Removed entry for amanda and amanda-common. (amanda-common now conflicts)
Removed entry for wu-ftpd and hylafax. (hylafax renamed manpage)
New entry for afterstep and wmaker.
New entry for cwnn, wnn, and kwnn.
New entry for netatalk-asun and libatalk14g-dev.
New entry for netatalk-asun and libatalk14g.
New entry for qstat and dqs.
New entry for regex0g-dev and libregex0-altdev.
New entry for swish++ and www-search.
New entry for wu-ftpd and manpages-dev.
Removed entry for libgdbmg1-dev and libc6-dev. (fixed in libgdbmg1-dev)
Removed entry for ircii and bitchx-lib. (bitchx-lib removed)
Removed entry for xtar-dmotif and xtar-smotif. (both removed)
Removed entry for xemacs19 and xemacs20. (fixed in both)
Removed entry for xemacs20-support and xemacs19-support. (fixed in both)
Removed entry for gnats, gnats-user, and xemacs20. (fixed in xemacs20)
Removed 4 entries for e2compr. (e2compr removed)
Removed entry for pftp and netstd. (pftp renamed it to p-ftp)
Removed entry for menu and battleball. (fixed in battleball)
Removed entry for newt0.10-dev and newt0.21-dev (newt0.10-dev removed)
Removed entry for newt0.10 and newt0.21 (newt0.10 removed)
Removed entry for newsx and leafnode.
Removed entry for libmagick-dev and libmagick-lzw-dev.
Removed 4 entries for libc5-dev. (libc5-dev removed)
Removed 2 entries for mysql. (mysql removed)
Removed entry for cfs and chris-cust. (chris-cust removed)
Removed entry for enscript and zsh. (both removed the manpage)
Removed entry for samba, smbfs, and ksmbfs.
Version 1998-02-05 (30 overlaps)
Removed entry for ftape-2.0.30 and kernel-image-2.0.30
(kernel-image-2.0.30 was removed from the archive)
Removed entry for msqlperl and libdbd-mysql-perl
Removed entry for libdbd-msql-perl and libdbd-mysql-perl
(libdbd-mysql-perl dropped msql files)
Removed entry for manpages-dev and funny-manpages
(funny-manpages dropped overlapping manpage)
Removed entry for sane and cam (cam dropped xcam wrapper script)
Removed entry for gv and fvwm-common (fvwm-common dropped mini-gv pixmap)
New entry for menu and battleball
New entry for newt0.10-dev and newt0.21-dev
New entry for newt0.10 and newt0.21
New entry for wu-ftpd and netstd
New entry for libmagick-dev and libmagick-lzw-dev
New entry for newsx and leafnode
Four new entries for libc5-dev
New entry for libc5-dbg and libc6-dbg
Included non-us packages in scan
New entry for cfs and ssh
New entry for cfs and chris-cust
Overlap between amanda and amanda-client reduced to amrecover
New entry for amanda and amanda-common
New entry for mysql-doc and mysql
New entry for mysql-server and mysql
Moved old changelogs to end of summary, like WNPP does.
Overlap between xless_1.7-5 and scilab_2.2-4 (non-free):
scilab provides usr/lib/scilab/bin/xless. If this is not an xless
version, then this is a widget name collision. If it is, then it
should probably be made to use the xless package instead.
Reported as bug #9006 to scilab and #9008 to xless.
Overlap between cfs_1.3.3-1(nonus)(orphaned) and ssh_1.2.22-4(nonus):
Reported as #9689 and #12011 to cfs.
Overlap between libc6-dbg_2.0.7pre1-4 and libc5-dbg_5.4.38-1:
* Not reported
Overlap between wu-ftpd_2.4-28.2 and netstd_3.03-1:
Reported as #17401, #17508, #17622, #17742, #17753, #17799, #18240,
#18256, #18257, #18687, #19668, and #20355 to wu-ftpd.
I doubt we still have a wu-ftpd maintainer.
Overlap between wu-ftpd_2.4-28.2 and manpages-dev_1.18-2:
Reported as #20029 to wu-ftpd.
Overlap between afterstep_1.4-6 and wmaker_0.14.0-2:
Reported as #20540 to both packages.
Overlap between cwnn_4.2-3.1, wnn_4.2-3.1 and kwnn_4.2-3.1:
Reported as #20180 to cwnn.
Reported as #20539 to all three.
Overlap between netatalk-asun_2.0a18.2-3.1 and libatalk14g-dev_1.4b2-4.5:
Reported as #20538 to netatalk-asun, shared with below.
Overlap between netatalk-asun_2.0a18.2-3.1 and libatalk14g_1.4b2-4.5:
Reported as #19193 to libatalk14g and #20538 to netatalk-asun.
Overlap between qstat_2.0b-1 and dqs_3.1.8-4:
Reported as #18557 to qstat.
Overlap between regex0g-dev_0.12-5 and libregex0-altdev_0.12-6:
Reported as #20537 to regex0g-dev.
Overlap between swish++_1.1b1-1 and www-search_1.007-1:
Reported as #20535 to www-search and #20536 to swish++.
Old change history:
Version 1998-01-09 (19 overlaps)
Removed entry for kdebase and xbase. (kdebase uses diversion)
Removed entry for tetex-doc and tetex-base (fixed in tetex-doc 0.4pl8-3)
Removed entry for postgres95 and lprng (postgres95 superseded by postgresql)
Removed entry for libgif3g, libgif2, and giflib3g (libgif* were removed)
Removed entry for libtiff-tools and libtiff3-gif (libtiff3-gif removed)
Removed entry for kdebase and kdelibs0g (fixed in kde versions Beta1.2-2)
Removed entry for kdebase and kdegraphics (fixed in kde versions Beta1.2-2)
Removed entry for libkde0.9.00 and libkde0 (libkde* were removed)
Removed entry for adbbs and perl-curses (fixed in adbbs 2.1a-2)
Removed entry for tclmidi and mtools (fixed by tclmidi)
Removed entry for amaya-static and amaya (fixed in 1.1c-1)
Removed entry for ppd-adobe-extra and ppd-adobe misc (packages disappeared)
Removed entry for ax25utils, ax25-utils, and rspfd (old packages removed)
New entry for fvwm-common and gv
Adjusted e2compr entries, which now overlap with the new e2fs packages.
New entry for e2compr and e2fslibsg
New entry for pftp and netstd
New entry for msqlperl and libdbd-mysql-perl
New entry for libdbd-msql-perl and libdbd-mysql-perl
New entry for manpages-dev and funny-manpages
New entry for sane and cam
Version 1997-11-12 (25 overlaps)
Removed entry for bsdmainutils and zmailer (fixed in zmailer 220.127.116.11-1)
Removed entry for efax and mgetty-fax (overlap gone)
New entry for kdebase and kdelibs0g-dev (reported bugs)
New entry for kdebase and kdegraphics
New entry for kdebase and xbase
New entry for tclmidi and mtools (reported bug)
Version 1997-10-24 (23 overlaps)
Three new entries for e2compr and the new e2fs packages. (reported bug)
Removed entry for mkisofs and cdrecord. (fixed in cdrecord 1:1.5-2)
Removed entry for modutils and pcmcia-cs. (fixed in pcmcia-cs 2.9.11-1)
Removed entry for zlib1-altdev and xlib6-altdev. (fixed in xfree86 3.3.1-1)
Added ax25utils to entry for ax25-utils and rspfd.
Added giflib3g-dev to entry for libgif3g-dev and libgif2-dev.
Version 1997-10-15 (23 overlaps)
New entry for modutils and pcmcia-cs.
Removed entry for xslib and xlib6-altdev. (fixed in xlib6-altdev 3.3-7)
Removed entry for epic and ircii. (fixed in epic 3.004-3)
Version 1997-10-01 (24 overlaps)
Reported bugs for the new entries.
Removed entry for xslib and xslibg. (fixed in 3.3-6 versions)
Removed entry for man-db and libc6-dev. (fixed in man-db 2.3.10-52)
New entry for libgif3g-dev and libgif2-dev.
New entry for epic and ircii.
New entry for libtiff-tools and libtiff3-gif.
New entry for zlib1-altdev and xlib6-altdev.
New entry for xslib and xlib6-altdev.
Version 1997-09-24 (21 overlaps)
New entry for mkisofs and cdrecord. (Filed bugreport)
Version 1997-09-17 (20 overlaps)
New entry for xslib and xslibg. (Filed bugreport)
Noted the extra bug report for libgdbmg1-dev.
Noted the extra bug reports for the man-db and libc6-dev entry.
Removed both entries for apsfilter. (apsfilter moved to project/orphaned)
Removed entry for xless and linux86. (linux86 removed from hamm)
Removed entry for bin86 and linux86. (bin86 now conflicts with linux86)
Removed entry for abuse-lib and abuse-sfx. (abuse-lib removed from non-free)
Removed entry for javalex and java-lex. (java-lex removed from hamm)
Removed perlmagick from perlmagick/adbbs/perl-curses entry. (Fixed in 1.15-2)
Version 1997-09-10 (25 overlaps)
Reported bugs for the new entries.
Reported extra bugs for the adbbs, perlmagick, and perl-curses entry.
Added package names to all bug numbers.
Removed entry for libdl1-dev and manpages-dev since the new manpages-dev
now conflicts with the most recent libdl1-dev.
Added note to apsfilter entry.
Added entry for abuse-lib and abuse-sfx back in (see notes).
New entry for bin86 and linux86.
New entry for tetex-doc and tetex-base.
Removed entry for perl and libcgi-perl (libcgi-perl 2.76-2 diverts the files)
Removed entry for ncsa and cgi-scripts (fixed in ncsa 1.4.2-7).
Version 1997-09-04 (25 overlaps)
Marked orphaned packages.
Version 1997-08-28 (25 overlaps)
Removed both entries for speak-freely (fixed).
Removed entry for menu_1.5.2 and tkrat_1.0.3-3 (fixed in tkrat_1.0.3-4).
Reported bugs for all overlaps that were not reported yet.
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