Re: Package renaming and smooth upgrade
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- Subject: Re: Package renaming and smooth upgrade
- From: Nicolas Duboc <email@example.com>
- Date: Fri, 28 Nov 2003 14:56:47 +0100
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On Tue, Nov 25, 2003 at 04:17:20PM +0100, Nicolas Duboc wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm working on the lib-dom-java package.
> I want to rename it to libdom1-java which is more Java-policy compliant.
> For smooth upgrade, I plan to transform the lib-dom-java package into a
> dummy package depending on libdom1-java.
> I wonder if I can produce the lib-dom-java binary package from the
> libdom1-java source package (in which case the Debian archive will
> include two lib-dom-java binary packages between the libdom1-java
> installation and the lib-dom-java source package removal) or if I must
> keep the lib-dom-java source package independently of libdom1-java.
Ok. After discussion on IRC, it seems that there is no need to
change the name of the source package.
So I keep the source package name "lib-dom-java", its compilation
will generate two binary packages : lib-dom-java and libdom1-java.
It seems that I was confused by the Java policy which isn't clear
about which type of package needs to be name libfoo-java (source and/or
Nicolas Duboc <firstname.lastname@example.org>