Re: dummy packages and "Replaces:" field
Roberto C. Sanchez schrieb:
> Someone recommended that I use dummy packages of iceme and icepref that
> depend on icewmcp. But, if I also make icewmcp Replace and Conflict
> with iceme and icepref, will that not cause problems (since the new
> dummy versions of iceme and icepref will depend on icewmpc)?
I might be horribly wrong with this, but I dimly remember that in the
case that the dummy package depends on a package that conflicts and
provides the dummy, apt will not upgrade with "upgrade" and switch over
to the new package on "dist-upgrade".