Re: Use "Replaces"?
On Tue, 15 Mar 2005 10:30:13 +0100, Frank Küster wrote:
> 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
First of all, thanks for the response.
My case is a 7.5.2 case, not a 7.5.1 case. bar Conflicts with foo (<< 2.0)
so the meaning of 'Replaces' would be to tell dpkg not to abort when bar
2.0 is installed and foo 1.0 is already present.
What I am not sure about is whether adding 'Replaces' would have other