Re: linux-2.6_2.6.12-2_i386.changes REJECTED
On Tue, 2005-08-09 at 21:04 +0200, Bastian Blank wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 09, 2005 at 03:11:37PM +0900, Horms wrote:
> > On Tue, Aug 09, 2005 at 07:56:13AM +0200, Bastian Blank wrote:
> > > This is not an appropriate upgrade path as this headers don't ask apt to
> > > install the new package.
> > Even with the appropriate Replaces/Conflicts/Provides?
> Okay, we have kernel-image-$foo installed. Now we get a new package:
> | Package: linux-image-$foo
> | Replaces: kernel-image-$foo
> | Conflicts: kernel-image-$foo
> | Provides: kernel-image-$foo
> What does apt do?
If apt sees that foo is installed on a system and
foo 2.0.1-1 is available
bar 1.0-1 is available, and provides/conflicts/replaces foo
An apt-get dist-upgrade should remove foo and install bar.
See http://www.debia.org/doc/debian-policy/ch-relationships.html -