Re: Transition from oldpackagename to newpackagename
Raphael Hertzog <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Mon, 21 Feb 2011, Ben Finney wrote:
> > at <URL:http://wiki.debian.org/Renaming_a_Package> it is asserted
> > “most package managers (including AFAIK apt) do not know to replace
> > the old with the new one”.
> > In other words: is the dummy transitional binary package still
> > needed to transition an existing binary package to a new name
Thank you. I have updated the above page to state more confidently that
this is the case.
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