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Re: reasons why downgrades are Not Supported

On 2007-01-14, Justin Pryzby <justinpryzby@users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
> maintscripts often don't support downgrades just because downgrading has always
> been advertised as "not guaranteed to work", so very few maintainers put the
> additional effort and clutter into their code.

It is not about 'additional effort' but more like 'not being able to
predict the future'

how should the (pre|post)inst of package version 1.3 be able to undo the
changes made in the (pre|post)inst of package version 1.5 ?


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