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Re: Renaming of automake to automake1.4

On Fri, 2002-10-18 at 16:55, Eric Dorland wrote:

> > There seems to be strong evidence that they aren't, and therefore we
> > should probably not have a virtual package for them.
> What do others think? Is this virtual package useful, or pointless?

Seems pretty useless --- when would someone ever depend on it? I think
you're saying that packages (a) shouldn't build-depend on automake and
(b) if they must, they should do it on a particular version.

[ Compared to mail-transfer-agent, those all(?) provide a mostly
  compatible interface --- compatible enough to send email ---
  through /usr/sbin/sendmail. Same thing with the editor virtual
  package. ]

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