Re: unrar version confusion
On Sat, May 21, 2005 at 06:24:50PM -0400, Roberto C. Sanchez wrote:
> Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > Repairing this issue by simply renaming the non-free package back to
> > unrar and giving the free program a different name should be pretty
> > straightforward and doable for sarge.
> Package unrar
> * stable (utils): Unarchiver for .rar files [non-free]
> 2.71-1: alpha arm i386 powerpc sparc
> * unstable (utils): Unarchiver for .rar files
> 1:0.0.1-1: alpha amd64 arm hppa hurd-i386 i386 ia64 m68k mips
> mipsel powerpc s390 sparc
> Package unrar-nonfree
> * unstable (utils): Unarchiver for .rar files (non-free version)
> 3.4.3-1: arm hppa i386 ia64 m68k powerpc s390 sparc
> 3.3.6-2: alpha mips mipsel
> It is not even Sarge. That sort of makes it a non-issue for the
Which is a result of the renaming of the non-free unrar...
> I guess the more pressing issue is what will happen to people that have
> it installed under Woody and then upgrade to Sarge and find that the
> package no longer exists?
- rename the unrar-nonfree package back to unrar
- rename the free unnrar package to unrar-free (it can even be left out
of sarge (version 0.0.1 that is the one year old latest upstream
- get the non-free package that is again named unrar back into sarge
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