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Re: Using apt-file db to find possible conflicts

On Fri, Mar 21, 2008 at 09:11:05AM -0500, Andrew Dougherty wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I don't know if there's any previous work on this, but since I as a
> > sid user often see conflicts in packages, and I've seen those on
> > numerous oldstable->stable upgrades, I thought something could be done
> > about it. Actually, most often oldstable->stable updates seem to me to
> > have been more like iterative processes, rerun dist-upgrade until no
> > errors.
> This is very interesting.  Can you release the tool.  I need it for my
> project the FRDCSA (http://frdcsa.org).

Sure. I added a GPLv2+ header to the Python script, still available at

I don't consider findconflicts.sh to be complex enough to be
copyrightable, but if it is, I hereby release it to the public domain.


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