Re: ITP: xracer
On Sun, Sep 12, 1999 at 05:00:36PM -0500, Stephen Crowley wrote:
> > Is there any chance of getting glx in potato?
> Yes, I was hoping to get it into potato soon, the problem is that I'm not
> sure how to do all the depends/replaces/conflicts/alternatives/diversions
> whatever, libgl1 does not totally replace mesag3. mesag3 also contains
> libMesaGLU, but libgl1 can be easily modified to build libGLU so that
> probably won't be a problem.
> What would be the proper way to make libgl replace the mesa libs?
Declare a Depends: (maybe) and definitely a Replaces: for mesag3.
dpkg will allow you then to overwite libMesaGLU with no troubles.