[Oneiric-Foundations-Topic] networked client app updates

Jan Claeys lists at janc.be
Tue Apr 26 18:09:34 UTC 2011

John Rowland Lenton schreef op do 21-04-2011 om 18:23 [+0100]:
> * recently we had to upgrade couchdb in lucid for replication to work,
>   and the upgrade broke replication with the old version (which was the
>   reason we needed to upgrade), as well as potentially breaking couch
>   apps that only worked with the older version. What we ended up doing
>   was putting the fix in backports as the less onerous of the
>   non-world-breaking options we had. 

Wasn't it possible to make the new U1 client(s) depend on a new package
'couchdb-for-u1' (just an example name) which installs in a different
location/namespace and doesn't interfere with the LTS version of it?

Jan Claeys

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