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Re: Surely there was a better fix?

On Wed, Jul 31, 2002 at 04:40:20PM -0400, Phil Edwards wrote:
> I've read the various user guides, but they don't mention this kind of
> situation AFAICT.  What was the correct solution?  How do I tell dpkg that
> "hey, I've got this .deb sitting right here, I'm just swapping one package
> for another that provides the same requirements, but it's going to take
> more than one command to do it, so stop complaining"?

I think this:

  dpkg --remove --force-depends nullmailer
  dpkg --install qmail.deb

... should do the job.


Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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