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Re: ITP: xracer

On Sun, Sep 12, 1999 at 05:29:10PM -0500, Stephen Crowley wrote:
> > > 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.
> That's not the problem, changing the libMesaGL.so.3 symlink to point to
> libGL.so.1 is.

Well, couldn't you do it in the postinst? After all, if libgl Replaces:
mesag3, and Depends: on it as well, you've got a known state that you
can tinker with.

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