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Re: Self-conflicts and self-depends

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

> also sprach Fabio Tranchitella <kobold@debian.org> [2006.07.24.2204 +0100]:
>>   I've noticed that some packages conflict or depend on themself. As far
>> as I know, this makes no sense and the dependency (of conflict) should
>> be removed, but I prefer to ask here before filing useless bug reports.
> I agree with you on the depends, but I wonder if the self-conflict
> actually has an effect on the upgrade path.

Could it prevent upgrading the package from a too old package without
first upgrading to intermittend version?


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