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Re: transitioning config files between two packages

Bill Allombert <ballombe@master.debian.org> wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 12, 2006 at 05:21:50PM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
>> I do know also that beginning with the dpkg version in etch, the Conflicts:
>> is no longer required when moving conffiles, it's possible to use Replaces:
>> by itself.
> I wonder if a versioned depend on dpkg can ensure the new dpkg is used 
> to handle the package ?
> (the idea is to make sure to use the improved dpkg for package rename).

Don't the release notes suggest to upgrade apt, dpkg and aptitude first,
anyway, as they usually did?

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX/TeXLive)

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