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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).

This will break users with Exim 3 installed - they will get Exim 4 
without being warned.

Your suggestion is nearly equivalent with removing Exim 3 and renaming 
the exim4 package to exim.

> Kind regards
>         Andreas.



       "Is there not promise of rain?" Ling Tan asked suddenly out
        of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
       "Only a promise," Lao Er said.
                                       Pearl S. Buck - Dragon Seed

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