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Re: dummy packages and "Replaces:" field

On Fri, Jun 24, 2005 at 02:13:43PM -0500, Peter Samuelson wrote:
> [Eric Cooper]
> > Since there should be a unique replacement that old and new package
> > maintainer(s) agree on, I think the old package (the one being
> > replaced) should have the header.  (Perhaps "Replaced-By:" ?)
> The whole point of the exercise was to get rid of dummy packages.
> Your proposal requires one.

Unless there was a way to include these entries in the Packages file (or
some other control file) other than dummy packages..

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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