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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)
> [non-free]
>       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
> moment.

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

> -Roberto



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