Re: Package puzzle can be removed
On Mon, 5 Nov 2001, Marcelo E. Magallon wrote:
> I know this will sound like nitpicking (given the package in question)
> but AFAICS, there would be no upgrade path from puzzle to tree-puzzle
> (puzzle exists in stable).
I think it is not nitpicking.
> In general renaming packages is bad. Moving stuff from one package to
> another is bad. Removing (released) packages is bad. And some
> disturbing number of maintainers (nothing against you in particular
> Andreas) do it at will and push it under the rug invoking some ominous
> release notes.
> Does anyone know if this is being taking care of? (I don't watch the
> -dpkg or -whatever-the-relevant-one-is-called list at all) Will it be,
> at some point in the near or far future, possible to rename packages in
> a sensible way?
I think tree-puzzle should have an Replaces:/Conflicts: puzzle.
This is, what I as the "want-to-be" maintainer could do to fix that.
Any further suggestion to fix this problem?