On Mon, May 16, 2011 at 09:04, Dan S <danstowell+de...@gmail.com> wrote:
> 2011/5/15 Felipe Sateler <fsate...@debian.org>:
>> On Thu, May 12, 2011 at 06:07, Dan S <danstowell+de...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 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
>>> Replaces+Breaks.
>> Upon further reading, I think we should use
>> conflicts+replaces+provides, because we are replacing whole packages.
> OK, done.

I probably won't be able to dedicate much time to this during this
week, so if anyone else can have a look at this package and comment on
it, I'd appreciate it. I'd like to have more eyeballs looking at it
since it is not a trivial package and I could have missed some things.


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