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Re: Source package taking over removed package's place in the namespace

On Thursday 31 May 2007 14:32, Adam D. Barratt wrote:
> Magnus Holmgren wrote, Thursday, May 31, 2007 1:04 PM
> > Situation: Two source packages collide in the namespace. The second
> > one gets rather awkward name. Later, the first package dies and is
> > removed from unstable, testing, and (after release) stable, but still
> > remains
> > in  oldstable.
> >
> > Question: Can the second source package take the first source package's
> > (less awkward) name, or does it have to wait until oldstable is archived?
> So far as I can tell, that should be fine.
> dak requires that (source, version) tuples be unique, so the new source
> package would need to have a different (practically, higher) version than
> the old one; that's not a problem in this case.

No, but won't the PTS and the BTS get confused?

Magnus Holmgren        holmgren@lysator.liu.se
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