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Re: some package splits



Nils Philippsen <nphilipp <at> redhat.com> writes:
> [...]
> Obsoletes: evince < $version
> Conflicts: evince < $version
> [...]
> %package dvi
> Obsoletes: evince < $version
> Conflicts: evince < $version
> [...]
> %package djvu
> Obsoletes: evince < $version
> Conflicts: evince < $version
> [...]
> 
> This way, an existing old version of evince will get replaced by the
> triplet evince, evince-dvi and evince-djvu but new installations won't
> be affected --> no need for mentioning in the release ntoes.

This doesn't really work: in practice, depsolvers will just pick an arbitrary 
one out of the 3 packages in such a situation, not all 3.

        Kevin Kofler


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