Bug#379150: Documentation for Breaks in dpkg
Russ Allbery <email@example.com> writes:
> Here is an updated patch. The changes from Ian's original patch are:
> * Add a statement saying that Breaks should not be used until support is
> present in Debian stable, which I think was the consensus of recent
> discussion on the policy list, and also note this near the mention of
> Breaks in the Conflicts section.
> * Just remove the entire paragraph about suidmanager from the
> dpkg-statoverride section rather than changing it to use Breaks.
> suidmanager predates oldstable at this point; I don't think there's any
> reason to mention it ever existed at this point.
I have applied this version of the patch to my Policy arch repository.
Russ Allbery (firstname.lastname@example.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>