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Re: pkg like shlibs

skaller wrote:
> On Sun, 2006-08-27 at 10:13 +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
>> We already moved some this way with ocaml, who installs in
>> /usr/lib/ocaml/<version>, but didn't go the full way. 
> Ok, can I do this too? I would install in:
> /usr/lib/felix/felix-1.1.2

Why not /usr/lib/felix/1.1.2? (just a matter of taste)

>> There are two issues
>> remaining :
>>   1) binaries are not versioned. Upstream support for this is a bit fishy, and
>>   it would have represented lot of work.
>>   2) we decided to keep only a single ocaml non versioned package, in order to
>>   avoid issues with NEW and lag due to the ftp-masters overload.
> I understand. What happens, if I upgrade my Ocaml? Does the old
> directory get deleted due to a conflict removing the old
> Ocaml package first?

When you upgrade ocaml, the old package is removed, thus the old
directory is removed if empty and the new package is installed, creating
the new dir.



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