Re: Please allow gcc-doc-defaults 4.1.1.nf3 into etch
On Mon, Dec 18, 2006 at 03:19:16PM +0300, Nikita V. Youshchenko wrote:
> > On Sat, Dec 16, 2006 at 03:37:48PM +0300, Nikita V. Youshchenko wrote:
> > > > - If you have a package that needs updating, *please* don't forget
> > > > to contact us. *Don't expect us to find out about it on our own*.
> > > Please allow gcc-doc-defaults 4.1.1.nf3 into etch.
> > > This upload fixes RC bug (#403328); the only change from previous
> > > version is addition of missing Conflicts: entry.
> > I don't understand why this is listed as a Conflicts:, instead of as a
> > Conflicts: + Replaces:. Matthias, could you please comment?
> Frankly saying, I still don't understand the details of 'Conflicts+Replaces
> vs Conflicts' issue. Reading policy 7.5 and around doesn't help much.
> Is 'Conflicts+Replaces' more correct in this case? Why?
The 'Replaces' affects how the packaging tools decide which package should
take precedence in the case of a conflict.
> I'm ready to upload version with 'Conflicts+Replaces' at any moment if
I think that would still be best.
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