Re: Unnecessary "Conflicts" with imap-server packages
On Tue, Aug 23, 2005 at 12:14:33PM +0000, Gerrit Pape wrote:
> $ sed -ne '19,$p' </usr/share/doc/bincimap-run/README.Debian
> The bincimap-run package provides the virtual package ``imap-server'' and
> conflicts with other packages providing ``imap-server''. This ensures that
> bincimap is the only service that listens on the address 0.0.0.0:993 on a
> system, and also satisfies packages that depend on a running imap service.
There aren't any packages that depend on imap-server (in main),
which is not surprising because any such package should be able to use
a remote server. (A few packages do suggest it though.)
> The bincimap package without the bincimap-run package can be installed
> alongside other imap-server packages on a system, e.g. to provide different
> imap or imaps services on different addresses simultaneously.
There must be a better way; apache doesn't conflict with other httpds!
Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>