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Re: Mass bug filing for missing conflicts

On Fri, Oct 01, 2004 at 12:54:58PM +0100, Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> * Frank Lichtenheld <djpig@debian.org> [2004-10-01 02:50]:
> > Today I started writing a script to identify missing conflicts (needed
> > because of file conflicts) in the archive semi-automatically.
> Great work!  Can you make that script available somewhere (maybe we
> should also commit it to the qa repository).  Next time we should do
> this a little bit earlier before a release, but good work anyway. ;)

Adding a Conflicts in control file, could be not the best option anyway.
A few programs has just casually the same name. I personally missed
the issue with manuals in the old aolserver and the little athena-jot
utility. Best solution is renaming binaries, but that could
unfortunately breaks things elsewhere and in users scripts :-/

Francesco P. Lovergine

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