len at ovenwerks.net
Sat Nov 19 23:01:10 UTC 2011
On Sat, November 19, 2011 1:45 pm, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> I'm using a lot of dummy packages. Sometimes I care about dependencies
> and versions, in other words, I add that a package depends to another
> package version >= x etc. to the dummy, but most of the times I simply
> use the names of the packages that should be replaced by the dummies and
> don't add anything. In cases when I don't know what I do, I backup the
> Linux before I add a dummy package.
That part I figured out. In this case we are talking about a distro. I
would think that trying to have two packages with the same name on a CD or
worse as a downloadable package would be a problem. We need the right way
to do this so both packages can live with each other happily in the
repository and get installed at the right time on our system.
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