Re: another one removed from the TODO list
On Sat, 17 Jun 2000, Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> Previously Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> > Old behavior: Allow A+B, New behavior: Fail.
> Which is exactly what Ben said.
Hardly. Ben implied it didn't really matter if the old tools ignored the
version information, clearly that is wrong.
> > slink apt+dpkg will happily upgrade to potato, we just recommend new tools
> > for some corner cases.
> I think you'll find that versioned provides will be a corner case as well.
> A practical one at times though.
Uh, not being able to use slink/potato APT to install woody APT/dpkg/libc
is not a 'corner case'.