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Re: RFS: figtoipe / difficulties with Replaces:

On 17-May-08, 11:51 (CDT), Daniel Burrows <dburrows@debian.org> wrote: 
>   Using Replaces on its own seems bizarre to me.  OTOH, some packages do
> this; e.g., xfce4 Replaces xfce4-dev without conflicting with it. [0]

It's not bizarre. That's how you move files from one package to another.

It would be nifty if you could explicitly list the files being Replaced,
to avoid accidents, but I suspect there are more important things to be

Steve Greenland
    The irony is that Bill Gates claims to be making a stable operating
    system and Linus Torvalds claims to be trying to take over the
    world.       -- seen on the net

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