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Re: RFC: some new deb package flag: "upgrade-conflicts"


On Wed, Oct 02, 2002 at 10:27:22AM -0400, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> The upgrade path from oldstable to stable+1 is to upgrade to stable first.
> There is no justification to place unnecessary workload on package
> maintainers just to save users from taking this step.

Problem is, that users *will* do stuff like this, and supporting it is
easy if each upgrade step can parse the output from the previous step.

I've seen this topic on IRC quite often, and the consensus was that it
should be supported if at all possible.


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