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Re: bugs triage?

On Mon, Dec 02, 2002 at 09:58:12AM -0500, Jeff Bailey wrote:
> On Mon, 2002-12-02 at 05:19, GOTO Masanori wrote:
> > > This is related to __libc_fork(). The submitter wants glibc to conflict
> > > with older wine. Do we ever do package-specific conflicts for libc?
> > > Seems like that would be difficult to maintain. Seems like this really
> > > is a wine issue; can we close/reassign this?
> I don't think we need to conflict with packages because of bugs in their
> package.

That's right as far as it goes, but you _do_ need to conflict with
packages if that's the best way of ensuring smooth upgrades.

Conflicts: aren't there to look pretty, they're to ensure users systems
don't break because of incompatibilities.


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