On Fr, Jan 08, 2010 at 13:42:34 (CET), Julien Cristau wrote: > On Fri, Jan 8, 2010 at 12:33:32 +0100, Reinhard Tartler wrote: > >> On Fr, Jan 08, 2010 at 07:50:33 (CET), Luk Claes wrote: >> >> >> That bugreport has very long discussion threads, and after skimming >> >> them, I didn't understand how that bug relates to this situation. >> >> >> >> Here in vlc, both conflicts are versioned. Both apt and aptitude should >> >> be able to find the obvious solution: pick the latest version of both >> >> packages. How can this cause problems? >> > >> > New vlc needs vlc-nox to be installed first, but the new vlc-nox >> > conflicts with the installed version of vlc... >> >> That doesn't answer my question. >> >> The (obvious) solution to this dependency situation is to upgrade both >> vlc and vlc-nox at the same time. Both apt and aptitude seem to find >> this solution. >> > It doesn't make sense to have conflicts on a package you depend on. > What are you trying to achieve with that?
an extension module moved from vlc to vlc-nox, causing file conflicts on upgrades. See the first posting in this bug for details. -- Gruesse/greetings, Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4 _______________________________________________ pkg-multimedia-maintainers mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org http://lists.alioth.debian.org/mailman/listinfo/pkg-multimedia-maintainers