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Re: obsoleting in compat packages: is it right?



On Fri, Sep 07, 2007 at 12:36:16AM +0200, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> 
> IMO it is right. "Obsoletes" in compat packages is used to rename
> a package, to move it from the old name to the new name. It doesn't
> matter whether there is a separate package that upgrades the old
> one:
> 
>   automake = 1.6.3 renamed to automake16 = 1.6.3
>   automake = 1.10 replaces automake = 1.6.3

Ok. I hadn't understood it did that. So it fully does what I was asking 
for, that is install both automake = 1.10 and automake16 = 1.6.3.

Maybe this should be documented somewhere?

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Pat


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