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Re: Documentation for Breaks in dpkg

Russ Allbery <rra@stanford.edu> writes:

> Here is an updated patch.  The changes from Ian's original patch are:
>  * Add a statement saying that Breaks should not be used until support is
>    present in Debian stable, which I think was the consensus of recent
>    discussion on the policy list, and also note this near the mention of
>    Breaks in the Conflicts section.
>  * Just remove the entire paragraph about suidmanager from the
>    dpkg-statoverride section rather than changing it to use Breaks.
>    suidmanager predates oldstable at this point; I don't think there's any
>    reason to mention it ever existed at this point.

I have applied this version of the patch to my Policy arch repository.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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