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Re: Bug#72941: general: non-free packages should have special info in description.

brian moore <bem@cmc.net> wrote:
>I think it would be good, but I also think it would be good to have
>non-free stuff point to free stuff.  (eg, "You really shouldn't install
>ssh-nonfree or ssh2, as the OpenSSH [ssh] package provides better
>functionality and is DFSG compliant." )

There's something in the CVS dpkg changelog about an Enhances: header,
which I dimly remember might have been to support this. (I think a nicer
name would have been Liberates:, though ...)

Colin Watson                                     [cjw44@flatline.org.uk]

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