Re: another one removed from the TODO list
On Fri, 16 Jun 2000, Ben Collins wrote:
> The only way the old dpkg will *use* a versioned provide is if the
> dependency on it is *unversioned*, so it makes little difference WRT
> backwards compatibility in tools. It does mean that to satisfy some
Conflicts: Moo (>= 1.2)
Provides: Moo (= 1.2)
Old behavior: Allow A+B, New behavior: Fail.
I think that is a fairly nastys problem.
> dependencies, you will need to upgrade to woody dpkg/dselect/apt before
> proceeding with a potato->woody upgrade, but that didn't bother us with
> the current slink to potato upgrade.
slink apt+dpkg will happily upgrade to potato, we just recommend new tools
for some corner cases.