`Breaks' dependency field

Ian Jackson ian at davenant.greenend.org.uk
Mon Jul 31 16:30:06 BST 2006

Matt Zimmerman writes ("Re: `Breaks' dependency field"):
> On Wed, Jul 26, 2006 at 04:43:08PM +0100, Ian Jackson wrote:
> > It is now sensible to start using Breaks instead of Conflicts for this in
> > edgy:
> Is it?  I don't think apt recognizes nor honors this field yet.

Yes.  See the spec wiki page, which has the complete deployment plan.
This includes deploying the field in packages before any change is
made to apt.


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