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Re: [mass bug filing] still depending on exim instead of exim4

On Wed, Jan 14, 2004 at 02:11:04PM +0100, Andreas Tille wrote:
> On Wed, 14 Jan 2004, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> > The 50 packages (well, almost of them), simply have depends line like
> > this:
> > Depends: exim | mail-transport-agent
> So why not renaming exim to exim3 (and consequently renaming exim4
> to exim while providing exim4 to evoid problems with the packages
> which contain this name).

Because exim4 is no drop-in replacement for exim and we do not want
to force everybody upgrading to sarge from woody to manually upgrade
to exim v4.
                 cu andreas

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