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Re: What is the use case for Policy §7.6.2 ?

On Fri, 09 Nov 2012, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> It looks to me that we should strictly favor the transitional package
> approach instead. Shouldn’t we entirely forbid the
> Provides/Conflicts/Replaces combination way of handling upgrades, except
> for virtual packages?

And instantly break even further the upgrade path of lots of
already-published packages?  This is the sort of thing that might need a
deployment plan over two stable releases, it is probably better to find a
way to fix apt.

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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