Re: after the eventual non-US merge into main
On Wed, Aug 01, 2001 at 09:28:08PM -0400, Peter S Galbraith wrote:
> Should the new powstatd (say 1.5.1-2) have:
> Package: powstatd
> Version: 1.5.1-2
> Provides: ups-monitor
> Conflicts: powstatd-crypt, ups-monitor
> Replaces: powstatd-crypt (<< 1.5.1-2)
> Does the version in the Replaces add anything since there will
> never be any higher version? I'd guess not.
> Should the new one "Provide: powstatd-crypt"? Nothing depends on
Replaces: powstatd-crypt (<< 1.5.1-2)
Conflicts: powstatd-crypt (<< 1.5.1-2), ups-monitor
That way, the conflicts+replaces are the same, and provides is there, and
apt should be able to tell automatically that powstatd-crypt is to be
upgraded to powstatd.
And if not, with versioned confs+reps a dummy package would work, too.
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