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Re: Conflicts vs Obsoletes

From: Eric MSP Veith <eveith@wwweb-library.net>
Date: Mon 16 Nov 2009 - 19:51:18 CET
Message-Id: <200911161951.21616.eveith@wwweb-library.net>
Am Montag, 16. November 2009 03:11:57 schrieb Jeff Johnson:
> So if you undertake a old -> new renaming, and the "new" package has
> 	Obsoletes: old
> then the "old" package is erased.
> 
> But nothing stops re-installing the "old" package.
> 
> Which is often why a Conflicts: is being added with Obsoletes:, for
> persistence.

Jikes! Thanks for pointing that mistake of mine out, Jeff.

			-- Eric


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