Re: installing package twice only differing in debian version
On Thu, Apr 10, 2003 at 10:13:58AM +0200, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> Jeremy Jackson <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Is this supported? Suppose the files between revs are named not to
> > conflict. It would be nice to be able to install a new version of a
> > critical package, leaving the old one around while testing so you can
> > fall back to it, then later remove the old one. The kernel and
> > postgresql come to mind.
> No, dpkg does not supported this (and imho shouldn't, because
> the added complexity is not worth the minimal gain. - How many
> packages with differ only in the version number contain no commom
None, due to /usr/share/doc/<package>/copyright and changelog.Debian.gz.
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]