Package Up-gradation at PPA

Dipankar Patro dipankar at
Fri Oct 22 15:36:56 BST 2010


Actually, instead of overwriting, what if I want to remove the older version

On Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 8:01 PM, Luke Faraone <luke at> wrote:

> On 10/22/2010 10:22 AM, Dipankar Patro wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > SEETA team is currently in the process of
> > David Farning has pointed out an error that we are not doing the
> Replacement
> > part properly.
> Could you be more specific?
> Basically, if package foo replaces files in package bar, it should
> "Conflicts:" and "Replaces:" bar, so that dpkg doesn't have a heart
> attack when you overwrite files belonging to another package.

Now I am confused.
Do I need to mention : Replaces: sugar (<= 0.88)
in the sugar-0.90 control file ?

Thanks for your support and time.

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