Re: Conflicts vs Replaces vs Provides
Am 05.12.2010 um 19:52 schrieb Harald Dunkel:
> On 12/05/10 13:37, Sven Joachim wrote:
>> Am 05.12.2010 um 12:05 schrieb Harald Dunkel:
>>> Doesn't this mean that no other
>>> packages providing libgl1 can be installed,
>> Not along libgl1-mesa-glx, yes. It's not like there are many other
>> providers currently.
>>> making /etc/alternatives useless?
>> There are no alternatives in the libgl1-mesa-glx package, could you
>> please elaborate?
> What if someone _wants_ to install 2 libraries providing libgl
> and wants to choose later using update-alternatives?
They have to discuss this with the package maintainers. I suggest that
you do just that and explain why you want to do it in the first place.