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Re: Bug#582423: tech-ctte: reaffirm that violating Debian Policy deserves RC bug

Ian Jackson wrote:
>       Conflicts+Replaces should be used only to ensure that obsolete
>       packages are removed in favour of new packages.  A package
>       should not declare Replaces against any non-obsolete package,
>       and it should not declare Replaces against any virtual package
>       it itself provides.

I don't see a point here. Conflicts already ensures that conflicting packages
cannot stay in the system.

Eugene V. Lyubimkin aka JackYF, JID: jackyf.devel(maildog)gmail.com
C++/Perl developer, Debian Developer

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