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Re: Overwriting files and not replacing packages - (no Replaces)

Mathieu Malaterre writes:
> I have uploaded CharLS 2.1.0+dfsg-7 with a single Breaks statement (no
> Replaces statement):
> $ cat d/control
> ...
> Breaks: libdcmtk-dev (<< 3.6.4-2.1)
> In this specific case I do not need 'Replaces:' (*), because
> 'libcharls.so' from libdcmtk-dev is not meant to be replaced by the
> one shipped in libcharls-dev (2.1.0+dfsg-7) (this is not the normal
> breaks+replaces pattern).

That doesn't seem correct, but you haven't really said much about what
you want to achieve.  Why do both packages ship the same file?  Are they
somehow related?


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