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Re: re buildd's resolver and package's build deps

On Sun, Mar 6, 2011 at 4:36 PM, Joachim Breitner <nomeata@debian.org> wrote:
> I have a bit a bad feeling about not being able to use alternatives in
> build-depends. For example at the moment, we are renaming a self-hosting
> compiler package from ghc6 to ghc. Previously, the dependency has been
> on "ghc6". Now it is "ghc | ghc6", at least for the transition period,
> and it would be a shame if the buildds would (do?) not cope with that.

What about renaming the pkg, have the new one provide the old one and
continue depending on the old name until the new name is widely


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