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Re: Request for virtual package ircd

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On 10/11/06 17:50, tony mancill wrote:
> Marco d'Itri wrote:
>> On Oct 12, Mario Iseli <mario@marioiseli.com> wrote:
>>> as described in
>>> http://www.debian.org/doc/packaging-manuals/virtual-package-names-list.txt
>>> I announce here my idea of the virtual package ircd. When I count
>>> correctly are at the moment 7 different IRC-daemons in Debian and they
>>> logically conflict with each other. So I would think an official virtual
>>> package would be a fine solution. There are also IRC services which work
>>> in general with all ircds, so it would be easier if those packages also
>>> could only depend on "ircd".
> I'm not sure that multiple IRC-daemons logically conflict with other,
> given that you can configure them to run on different ports.  In fact,
> IIRC, I've had more than one ircd-like package installed on a single
> system in the past.
> Perhaps you could share more information about what the virtual package
> would allow?

It's also possible to run multiple FTP servers, each listening on a
different port, but all the packaged ftp daemons "Conflicts:

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