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Re: Conflict field for logical conflicts?

Hamish Moffatt <hamish@debian.org> writes:

> On Sun, Jun 11, 2006 at 07:39:55PM +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
>> What you want is:
>> jed: Provides: jed-abi-23
>> jed-extra: Depends: jed-abi-23
>> You should add such a provides in jed now and update the jed-extra
>> package asap. The next time the ABI changes you bump the provides. If
>> the ABI only extends the old one then "Provide: jed-abi-23,
>> jed-abi-24".
> Great idea, but it doesn't work due to #170825. dpkg allows jed to be
> upgraded even though it breaks jed-extra.
> Hamish

But that is dpkgs fault and someone seems to be working on it (or was
in May).

Does apt-get actualy suffer from the same problem or does it correctly
keep jed as "kept back"?


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