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Re: Properly obsoleting old subpackages

+ Mikhail Gusarov (Tue, 14 Apr 2009 00:59:48 +0700):

>  AS> You should just stop building them, and the old versions will get
>  AS> removed from the archive semi-automatically.

> Ok, I will just drop the -dbg package. Given it depends on
> python-pyinotify (= ${binary:Version}), will it be removed smoothly on
> upgrade?

apt and company should suggest to the user a removal of it in order to
be able to upgrade.

>  AS> Regarding the -doc package, it is very unfortunate that the
>  AS> upstream author has decided not to ship any documentation in the
>  AS> tarball.

> During further inspection, I've found that docs are to be built from the
> source code now, so it is not a problem.

Ah, great to hear, both in general as a user of pyinotify. ;-)

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