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Bug#230687: [apt-rpm] How can I install package1 which requires an older version of package2?

Op zaterdag 31 januari 2004 00:01, schreef Matt Zimmerman:
> > due to the hacked server.  I'm very glad to receive your reply!
> In addition, I was in the process of moving house late last year, and have
> not had much time for Debian.  I am trying to catch up though.  I see your
> email to deity@lists in the archive, and I see that Jason responded very
> quickly.  Is there a prior message that I did not see?

Hi Matt,

Indeed Jason responded quickly, but after that all went quiet.  Let's forget 
it, it's seems a thing from the past now :)

> > > > Can you provide me the latest man page sources. ?I'll have a look at
> > > > the merge as well. ?I don't have the 'script' (1 big ?sed command)
> > > > around now, I'll provide you that one later.
> >
> > Please, find the convert script in the attachment.
> Thank you.  I would like to file all of this information (including your
> emails) in the bug tracking system so that they aren't lost.  Is this OK
> with you?

That's a good idea indeed.

> What is the proper tool to use to convert the XML documents into nroff man
> pages?

It is xmlto.  

You need a current version (1.64.1) of docbook-xsl to have the manpages 
formatted correctly;

That seems okay, they are all present in the apt repository :)

> > > cvs -d :pserver:anonymous@cvs.debian.org:/cvs/deity co apt
> > > (password is blank)
> >
> > Tried it, I get:
> > richard:~/cvs> cvs -d :pserver:anonymous@cvs.debian.org:/cvs/deity co apt
> > Fatal error, aborting.
> > cvs_deity: no such user
> It seems that some pserver services are not completely restored yet.  I
> will ping the admin team about this.
> > I get the feeling that anonymous is mapped to a not existing user....  I
> > have no problems accessing other cvs systems.  Any web frontend around to
> > cvs?
> http://cvs.debian.org/ module 'deity'.

Okay found them.  I'll download them for there.  However, before I continue 
with merging/processing or whatever, I'm curious to know whether you can 
distribute (apt/deity) with the converted docs (to xml docbook-4) in 
combination with xmlto (or whatever xml processor you would like to use of 


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