Re: Replacement package
On Tue, 08 Mar 2005 16:48:09 +0100, Sven Mueller <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.
Great - That also make sense, so I will just bump the version number.
Thanks for the patience