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Re: another one removed from the TODO list

On Sat, Jun 17, 2000 at 03:02:44PM -0600, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> On Sat, 17 Jun 2000, Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> > Previously Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> > > Old behavior: Allow A+B, New behavior: Fail.
> > > 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'.

Well, one easy solution to this is just to release woody before anyone
realises that versioned provides are available.

A more general solution would be to add a lintian check and file RC bugs
for them until woody's released.


Anthony Towns <aj@humbug.org.au> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/>
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