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Re: Depending on Virtual Packages (Public Service Announcement)

Chasecreek Systemhouse <chasecreek.systemhouse@gmail.com> writes:

> On Thu, 2 Dec 2004 21:18:12 -0500, Daniel Burrows <dburrows@debian.org> wrote:
>>   I don't understand what this has to do with Gnome or anything I said.
> Maybe its just me -- but your statement about selecting a preferred
> package over any old package that provides [insert whatever] to
> satisfy a dependency does relate to my statements.

The OR only takes affect when nothing is installed yet. If you have an
old package that stays, end of story.

> Oh well, not important -- Debian has worked this way for a long time -
> why go fixing it now.


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