Thanks for your reply.
I think this situation meets the condition.
The case of two programs having the same functionality but different
> implementations is handled via "alternatives" or the "Conflicts" mechanism.
These two programs having the same functionality - implementation of
RFC6570; but they aren't compatible with each other.
Sun-Ze Lin (林上智)
2016-10-18 15:57 GMT+08:00 Ansgar Burchardt <ans...@debian.org>:
> "SZ Lin (林上智)" <sz...@cs.nctu.edu.tw> writes:
> > Although these packages are not API-compatible, they are using the
> > same installation path and file name; therefore, I think "Conflict:"
> > section is needed.
> Note that Policy explicitly forbids using "Conflicts" in this case, see
> the first paragraph in .
>  <https://www.debian.org/doc/debian-policy/ch-files.html#s-binaries>