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Re: Two versions in the archives

On Tue, 16 Jan 2001, Paul Slootman wrote:

> > thats what fvwm did assuming the above packages is correct but havn't
> > we had fvwm2 packages with a "2" in its names?
> Yes, "fwvm" was version 1 and "fwvm2" was version 2.
> Once fvwm version 2 became stable enough, fwvm version 1 became "fvwm1"
> and fvwm version 2 became "fvwm", resulting in people with "fvwm"
> installed automatically upgrading. A bit confusing at first, but

But if you manually upgraded fvwm -> fvwm2  there was no automatic upgrade
fvwm2 -> fvwm  after fvwm version 2 became "fvwm".  :-(

> not a bad solution.
> (at least that's my recollection of the situation)
> Paul Slootman


A "No" uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a
"Yes" merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
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