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Re: advice needed on handling network port conflicts

On 21-Apr-05, 11:07 (CDT), Eric Cooper <ecc@cmu.edu> wrote: 
> But if apt-proxy is still installed and running when apt-proxy starts
> up, it will fail because the port is in use.  Should I make the approx
> package conflict with apt-proxy?  Both packages allow the port to be
> changed to something else, so it's not impossible for them to coexist
> (just difficult in their default configurations).  Any suggestions
> or policy pointers here would be appreciated.

Just default to a different port, and suggest in the README.Debian that
people with existing apt-proxy installations can easily change the port
to match. Anybody whose using these tools can probably figure this out.


Steve Greenland
    The irony is that Bill Gates claims to be making a stable operating
    system and Linus Torvalds claims to be trying to take over the
    world.       -- seen on the net

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