Re: advice needed on handling network port conflicts
On 21-Apr-05, 11:07 (CDT), Eric Cooper <email@example.com> 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.
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