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Re: Renaming a package

martin f krafft <madduck@debian.org> wrote:

> also sprach Thomas Viehmann <tv@beamnet.de> [2006.05.29.2122 +0200]:
>> I think the usual way is to provide the dummy binary package
>> immediately from the new source package and file a bug for removal
>> of the old source package.
> Sounds like a clean approach, but is there a clean transition?
> I doubt you can upload a source package that generates the same
> binary package as another source package.

Oh, you can.  Until a couple of months ago, it would also have saved you
the NEW processing; the package would have just slipped in...

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX)

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