[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: 2 ftpds packages conflicts

Hash: SHA1


can anyone tell why ftpds do conflict with each other and why httpds do
not? In case of MTAs, the conflict is reasonable due to the possibility
of accessing a mailbox at the same time, but I can't see the point in
the case of ftpds.

- --

Jean-Sebastien Pilon wrote:
> I agree with you, this is un-necessary conflicts.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Gerrit Pape [mailto:pape@smarden.org] 
>> Sent: Monday, November 06, 2006 11:02 AM
>> To: debian-mentors@lists.debian.org
>> Subject: Re: 2 ftpds packages conflicts
>> On Mon, Nov 06, 2006 at 10:23:19AM -0500, Jean-Sebastien Pilon wrote:
>>> It might not be the best place to aask this, but I have 
>> been seeking for
>>> help elsewhere and found no satisfactory resolution to my 
>> problem and it
>>> is package related ;)
>>> I run a system with 2 ftpds (pure-ftpd and vsftpd) and they are both
>>> debian stock packages
>>> Whenever I try to do anything with apt, I get the following 
>> message. If
>>> I try to install something, it wants to remove one of the ftpds
>>> packages...
>>> I tried putting both packages on hold, no success, it still wants to
>>> remove it. 
>>> Any idea how i can fix this ? 
>> This is a general problem with packages providing services 
>> and declaring
>> conflicts for this reason.  I suggested, and personally implement, a
>> solution to this, but others seem not to like it that much
>>  http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2005/08/msg01314.html

Version: GnuPG v1.4.5 (GNU/Linux)


Reply to: