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Re: too many conflicts/replaces

Martin Schr?der wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm trying to create a package that will when installed automatically
> replace all TeX packages on the system with our version of TeX.
> Unfortunately (in this case) the debian TeX system consists of more
> than 10 packages so a naive approach via Conflicts/Replaces fails
> because the package can not be installed because it has too many
> C/Rs. Is there a better way to circumvent this then by introducing a
> number of (dummy) sub-packages that have <= 10 C/Rs?

Don't all debian tex packages depend, directly or indirectly, on tetex-base
or texlive-base? You probably could create your own -base package that
conflicts with those, and then pre-depend on it?

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