Re: [Cpanplus-devel] Advice requested; Automatic building of debian packages from CPAN modules
On Tue, Dec 07, 2004 at 10:18:12AM +0100, Jos I. Boumans wrote:
> While building these .debs we've got very encouraging results, and
> debian policy option tweaks, they're 'technically' sound. However, one
> arises: The debian package system does not allow a file to be 'owned'
> provided) by 2 different packages, which is a problem when updating
> core modules
> from CPAN (like for example Test::More and Cwd):
They can. I believe you want to look at "Replaces".
There's also "diversions" as well as "alternatives".
Michael G Schwern email@example.com http://www.pobox.com/~schwern/
Abandon failing tactics.