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Re: testing/excuses - why not geda?

On Wed, Apr 09, 2003 at 08:00:36PM +1000, Brian May wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 08, 2003 at 12:56:57AM +1000, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> > On Mon, Apr 07, 2003 at 03:10:23PM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> > Hmm, I suppose not. Actually, in this case having the SONAME in the
> > package name is having no benefit and is quite a nuisance, so I might
> > ditch it soon.
> ???
> If you saying that the conflicts isn't required (the way I read your
> EMail at least), then the SONAME is required in the package
> name so you can install both packages at the same time.
> Otherwise, if both have the same name, your essientially saying that
> they conflict, and only one can be installed at a time.
> Or did I miss something here?

Colin was right that I would have to use conflicts if I removed the
SONAME from the library package name.

It's never necessary to have multiple libgeda versions installed. The
geda-* packages need to be upgraded all at once. They all share
geda-symbols, for one thing. Upstream doesn't intend for different
versions to be mixed.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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