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Bug#467102: 5.9.3: when renaming a package, new name should also PROVIDE old name

tags 467102 + pending

Lucas Nussbaum <lucas@lucas-nussbaum.net> writes:
> On 08/06/08 at 13:30 +0200, Marc 'HE' Brockschmidt wrote:
>> LI Daobing <lidaobing@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> in the first paragraph of Debian Developer's Reference 5.9.3[1]. I think the 
>>> new name should also provide the obsolete name, it should be changed to [2].
>>> [2]
>>> When you make a mistake naming your package, you should follow a two-step 
>>> process to rename it. First, set your debian/control file to replace, 
>>> conflict with and provide the obsolete name of the package (see the Debian 
>>> Policy Manual for details). // snip 
>> Here's a complete patch for this issue. Please review:
> Looks very good.

Committed as r5229.

BOFH #350:
paradigm shift...without a clutch

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