Re: reasons why downgrades are Not Supported
Tobias Richter wrote:
> Correct me if I'm wrong, but the old (pre|post)rm can only be called
> with 'remove', 'pruge' or 'upgrade'. So the script does not know that
> there is a downgrade (to which version?) being installed afterwards.
maintainerscripts can call dpkg to get the version of the installed package.
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