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Re: Upstream package splitted into sub-packages: ipe, figtoipe.

On Tue, 2007-12-04 at 09:27 +0100, Laurent Rineau wrote:

> Anyway, if I split ipe into two packages, or two sub-packages, how can I 
> provide an upgrade path for users that assume that /usr/bin/figtoipe is 
> provided by ipe, without adding a hard-coded Requires? I am not sure that a 
> solution exists.

Let both (sub-)packages do this:

Obsoletes: ipe < 6.0-0.23.pre30
Conflicts: ipe < 6.0-0.23.pre30

I hope your package isn't multilib, in this case current yum in F8 (I
have yum-3.2.7-1.fc8) would install both architectures even if
originally only one was installed.

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