Re: Renaming a package
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Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> Daniel Kobras <email@example.com> writes:
>>> Unpacking replacement lincvs ...
>>> Selecting previously deselected package crossvc.
>>> Unpacking crossvc (from .../crossvc_1.5.0-1_i386.deb) ...
>>> (Noting disappearance of lincvs, which has been completely replaced.)
> That means all files in lincvs have been replaced by crossvc.
> But how can that be? Shouldn't there be a
> /usr/share/doc/lincvs/Changelog.gz or /usr/share/doc/lincvs -> crossvc
> link left in lincvs?
> Or is that really intendet so the dummy package uninstalls (disapears)
> on its own?
Thats how I understand this approach. Since lincvs only contains the
/usr/share/doc/lincvs -> crossvc link, and crossvc also contains the
same link, the link will be taken over by crossvc after it has been
installed, so that nothing remains left from the old (dummy) package.
A nice and clean approach IMHO, but its unfortunately blocked by
the bug discussed earlier in this thread...
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