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Re: Bug#61167: emacsen-common: major bug in policy (not RC for potato)

On Mon, May 21, 2001 at 04:16:26PM -0500, Rob Browning wrote:
> Julian Gilbey <J.D.Gilbey@qmw.ac.uk> writes:
> > AFAICT, that seems to make sense.  The only issue is the transition
> > between the old system and the new (dpkg doesn't like replacing
> > symlinks with directories).  I don't know how to resolve this,
> > though.
> Hmm.  I didn't realize that was a problem.  Has there been any
> discussion about this I could read before badgering people?  (I'll go
> look at the bugtracker when I get a chance).

Here's another suggestion.  Why not leave the existing emacsen
packages as they are and apply the rule only to new versions of emacs
(so emacs21 and xemacs22 onwards)?  That will save the hassle, I



         Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths, Queen Mary, Univ. of London
       Debian GNU/Linux Developer,  see http://people.debian.org/~jdg
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