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Re: Bug#55811: dist upgrade didn't mention that fvwm2 was superseded by fvwm.

On Thu, 3 Feb 2000, Julian Gilbey wrote:

> [Cc to -devel; does anyone have any ideas how to handle this problem?]
> > Package: fvwm2
> > Version: 2.1.10-2
> > 
> > Hi,
> >         I upgraded to fvwm version 2 ages ago, and had removed the fvwm
> > package and only used fvwm2.
> >         This meant that at upgrade time, fvwm2 wasn't upgraded, and fvwm
> > didn't appear.  I suggest an addition to the post-inst script for fvwm2,
> > which checks if someone is in my position, i.e. fvwm2 installed, fvwm not
> > installed, and tells that that version 2 of fvwm is now in the fvwm
> > package.
> This is really difficult, primarily because the fvwm2 package doesn't
> exist any longer.  The new fvwm package Conflicts and Replaces fvwm2,
> so I would have hoped that it would appear somehow.  I don't know
> where to send this bug.

Don't you also need 'Provides:'?  Or did I hallucinate that?  Or is the
trick, to provide a dummy fvwm2 package which Depends: on fvwm?  I'm sure
there is a trick for this one..
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