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Re: Relation with non-existing packages

On Wed, Jan 06, 1999 at 05:56:46PM +0100, Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> Previously Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> > This says that a package cannot conflict with an old version of another
> > package. That is bad!
> You're right. Saying that you may conflict with packages in older
> distributions as well doesn't fix this very well, since you can't check
> that automatically without extensive archives. Would be just dropping
> Conflicts here be enough? The same will probably hold for Replaces.

I think it would.

Hamish Moffatt VK3TYD              hamish@debian.org, hamish@rising.com.au
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