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Re: list of file conflicts between packages

Hello Steve,

On Wed, Dec 20, 2006 at 02:15:18AM -0800, Steve Langasek wrote:
> Hi Filippo,
> On Tue, Dec 19, 2006 at 11:31:25AM +0100, Filippo Giunchedi wrote:
> > I've found some time to publish a list of packages with file conflicts, as
> > stated by Contents.gz.
> > More info at http://qa.debian.org/~filippo/file_conflicts/
> > With the actual lists being at
> > http://qa.debian.org/~filippo/file_conflicts/testing-conflicts
> > http://qa.debian.org/~filippo/file_conflicts/unstable-conflicts
> > The list is going to be updated every five days, however I'm not sure how often
> > the Contents.gz file is updated.
> I gather that this list excludes packages which declare conflicts.  It
> doesn't exclude packages that use diversions.  Perhaps a whitelist of these
> diversions would be useful?

good idea, thanks! There are whitelists for both testing and unstable now, files
are group-writable so you can add packages yourself, format is:
one-package-per-line and lines starting with # will be ignored

btw, does someone how often Contents.gz is updated?

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