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Re: [pkg-boost-devel] Upload of Boost 1.38

On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 12:29:04AM -0500, Steve M. Robbins wrote:
> P.S. After boost-defaults is uploaded, the archive will have two
> source packages (boost, boost-defaults) that both produce the
> binary package libboost-dev.  Won't that cause a problem?  Does
> something need to be adjusted to allow this?

Highjacking a binary package from another source package doesn't cause
any problems. Of course if you want to upload a new version of the
older source package it will need to drop the binary package. In most cases
of highjacks the older source package is destined for removal anyway, though.

Frank Lichtenheld <djpig@debian.org>
www: http://www.djpig.de/

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