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Re: RFC: Idea for improved diversions and alternatives handling

On Fri, Jun 27, 2008 at 06:40:23PM +0200, Mike Hommey wrote:
> What should happen when several packages divert the same file ?
> Which one wins ? What about original files, what do they become ?

Several packages shouldn't divert the same file, IMO.  diversions
are useful for specific circumstances and the diverted/diverting
packages should be closely related (if not from the source).
Alternatives are the better solution when there are myriad,
non-conflicting sources which may provide the same file.

GPG Key: 1024D/61326D40 2003-09-02 James Vega <jamessan@debian.org>

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