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Re: Little FAQ for users and maintainers

On Sat, Oct 02, 1999 at 12:56:56PM -0700, Joseph Carter wrote:
> And don't forget Replaces: foo (<< new-version), that's what it's there
> for---files moving from one package to another!

Don't use replaces unless you're sure you need it.  Partial replaces
have some strange effects in certain situations (see packaging manual
for more).

Plain versioned conflicts is enough most of the time.

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