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Re: Replacement package

On Tue, 08 Mar 2005 16:48:09 +0100, Sven Mueller <sm@ciphirelabs.com> wrote:
> In this case, you can't use Provides:. dpkg doesn't allow versioned
> depends to be resolved by Provides: (and doesn't support versions in the
> Provides: statement either). You package is named qmail and the package
> you want to replace is named qmail. What's different are the versions.
> If other packages depend on qmail (>=1.03-zarge1), then you will have to
> provide that: a package named qmail with a version higher than
> 1.03-zarge1. For example 1.03.mypatch.1 should be higher than 1.03-zarge11.
> cu,
> sven

Great - That also make sense, so I will just bump the version number. 

Thanks for the patience

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