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Re: Two versions in the archives

On Tue, Jan 16, 2001 at 10:38:28AM +0100, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > 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".  :-(

The potato fvwm2 package (note it now has a new maintainer):

Package: fvwm2
Status: install ok installed
Priority: extra
Section: oldlibs
Installed-Size: 11
Maintainer: Julian Gilbey <jdg@debian.org>
Version: 2.2
Depends: fvwm (>> 2.2)
Description: F(?) Virtual Window Manager, version 2.xx.
 The FVWM 2,xx is now packaged as fvwm since version 2.2 was
 officially released as a stable package.  This Debian package is
 provided to allow smooth upgrades from the old fvwm2 package to the
 new fvwm package.



         Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths, Queen Mary, Univ. of London
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