Re: ssh-krb5 Conflicts/Replaces behaving oddly with conffiles
Brian May <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>>>>>> "Russ" == Russ Allbery <email@example.com> writes:
> Russ> Could someone who knows more about how Conflicts and
> Russ> Replaces is supposed to work, particularly in combination
> Russ> with conffiles, take a look at bugs #402804 and #402806? I
> Russ> don't understand why this isn't working. It looks to me
> Russ> like all the right Conflicts and Replaces are in place so
> Russ> that the dummy package upgrade should work.
> As far as I can tell from 402806, with a bit of guessing, what happens
> 1. unpack latest ssh-krb5
> (old conffiles not deleted)
> 2. unpack openssh-server (conflicts is now satisfied)
> - detect conflicting conffile
> - replaces ineffective because ssh-krb5 has already been upgraded and no longer satisfies
> version criteria.
> - display error.
> Disclaimer: not an expert.
Hm, so maybe the Replaces shouldn't be versioned. Would that make sense?
Russ Allbery (firstname.lastname@example.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>