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Re: Self-conflicts and self-depends

On mer, 26 lug 2006, Russ Allbery wrote:
> However, I don't see how the self-conflicts *hurts* anything, and some
> people are currently using this technique, probably because it's easier to
> remember to always have the Conflits.  So what are we gaining by adding a
> check for this and making people change it?  Is there a problem here that
> we're solving?  (Like, for instance, is this making dpkg or other package
> tools more complicated in ways that getting rid of it would let us fix?)

Yes, is making my life harder dealing with conflicts in britney.
Oh, nothing that we can't skip with an if block, but you asked. :)


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