Re: Use "Replaces"?
Thomas Hood <email@example.com> schrieb:
> Original package is foo 1.0. This is split up into two packages: foo
> 2.0, bar 2.0.
> Package: bar
> Version: 2.0
> Conflicts: foo (<< 2.0)
> Should bar also have this?:
> Replaces: foo (<< 2.0)
Only if it replaces *files* in foo << 2.0, see
> Assume that we want foo 1.0 to apt-get upgrade smoothly to foo 2.0 + bar
Then foo_2.0 must depend on bar, in order to pull it in.
> and that we want the user to be able to downgrade easily to foo 1.0.
Downgrades are usually not supported anyway. With the conflict in bar,
I think dpkg will do the right thing.
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