Re: [pkg-nvidia-devel] Moving diversions between packages
Ian Jackson <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Why not have the new package ship libGL.so.1 to a more specific filename
> and create a symlink named libGL.so.1 by hand in its postinst ? That
> way you can defer doing the diversion until that part of the postinst,
> by which time the old package and its diversion are gone.
Oh, huh, I hadn't thought of that. But wouldn't this cause the library to
temporarily disappear, which would be contrary to the last paragraph of
Policy 8.1? Am I being too conservative about that?
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>