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Bug#578854: debian-policy: Wording about Conflicts needs to be clarified

On Fri, Apr 23, 2010 at 12:04:12PM +0300, Eugene V. Lyubimkin wrote:
> On Friday 23 April 2010 11:35:16 Steve Langasek wrote:
> > On Fri, Apr 23, 2010 at 09:27:32AM +0200, Raphaël Hertzog wrote:
> > No, it definitely isn't ok.  Versioned conflicts still impose significant
> > constraints on calculating an upgrade path between releases and contribute
> > to upgrade failures.
> I disagree. Using versioned Conflicts+Replaces for upgrades don't impose any 
> additional constraints to calculating upgrade path.

I explicitly was not talking about the case where Conflicts are used
together with Replaces.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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slangasek@ubuntu.com                                     vorlon@debian.org

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