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Re: Renaming a package

Daniel Kobras wrote:

> Method B
>   Package: oldpkg
>   Depends: newpkg
>   Files:
>     /usr/share/doc/oldpkg -> /usr/share/doc/newpkg
>     (and nothing else)

Does not this hit another bug in dpkg ?

It seems that empty old directories cannot be replaced by a
symlink without special pre/postinst script to help. My package
catched this bug and I had to workaround it (see #362487).
  Note that my package does not use the directory (nor the symlink)
anymore, so the current package does not have the workaround in the

  Best regards,

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