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Re: Renaming a package

Daniel Kobras writes ("Re: Renaming a package"):
> On Fri, Jun 09, 2006 at 02:15:06PM +0100, Ian Jackson wrote:
> > I don't think it this patch is correct as is, but something similar
> > might not be unreasonable if it had to be turned on with a command
> > line option.
> [Context: When renaming a package, can we make use of dpkg's feature to
> disappear the old package on upgrade?]
> So you're thinking of 'dpkg --configure --dont-fail-if-not-installed'
> that could be used by default in apt?

Yes.  It's harmless in that case, so could be enabled all of the time
by apt.


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