2011/5/11 Felipe Sateler <fsate...@debian.org>:
> Hi, sorry for taking so long.
> On Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 15:57, Dan S <danstowell+de...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2011/4/16 Felipe Sateler <fsate...@debian.org>:
>>> - I would really like to fold all the -dev packages into one. I don't
>>> see much point in splitting them.
>> I've discussed it with the upstream devs and we're OK with merging
>> them, so I've done that.
> Good. However, the relationship with thte old packages is wrong. It
> should Replace the older packages.

Ah right, thanks.

> However, I'm not quite sure if we
> should apply policy 7.6.1 or 7.6.2 (ie, Replaces+Breaks or
> Replaces+Conflicts+Provides).
> What do others think?

In lieu of any other responses (so far), the latter
(Replaces+Conflicts+Provides) seems to me to have the better
semantics, although we're not talking about virtual packages (which
policy 7.5 is pretty specific about). From reading the guide I can't
decide either; unless anyone can advise, maybe we should go for


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