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Re: Other Kaffe packages...

On Tue, 29 Aug 2000, Ean R . Schuessler wrote:

> Doesn't work to just say "Conflicts: kaffe, Provides: kaffe"?
> On Tue, Aug 29, 2000 at 09:54:16AM +0200, Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:
> > On Saturday 12 August 2000, at 14 h 45, the keyboard of "Ean R . Schuessler" 
> > <ean@brainfood.com> wrote:
> > 
> > > is whether we want to have 5 or 6 Kaffe packages around, ie. kaffe, 
> > > kaffe-cvs, kaffe-prof-dbg, kaffe-cvs-prof-dbg, kaffe-pthreads, 
> > > kaffe-cvs-pthreads, etc.

> I would say to do the same as, say, lynx and lynx-ssl. Make every Kaffe
> package Provides:kaffe and Conflicts:the-other-packages. The only difficulty
> would be to list *all* the Kaffe packages in the Conflicts: list.

Actually, this is very easy, child's play even.

All packages provide and conflict with kaffe.  The normal kaffe package won't
provide itself(it does, but let's not get into dpkg internals too much), but
it SHOULD conflict with itself.

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