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Re: pkgin conflict with same package

iMil <> writes:

> I'm glad you ask, this situation happens for quite some packages, and is due
> to only one thing:
> CONFLICTS=      {mysql-server-[0-9]*,mysql3-server-[0-9]*}
> This line exists for every MySQL server package, and as pkgin does take
> CONFLICTS into account, it will warn you with that conflict that actually
> matches.
> I am really not sure it's pkgin's duty to handle those too-generic CONFLICTS
> values. What do you think?

I think clearly pkgin should handle this.   Two copies of a package can
not nbe installedd at once, so a package (trivially) conflicts with

It's also true that those CONFLICTS lines are a bit much, but it's easy
to recognize "older version of the same package we are replacing" vs
something else.

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