Subject: Re: CONFLICTS matching
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Geert Hendrickx <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/01/2006 12:19:13
On Tue, Aug 01, 2006 at 11:42:12AM +0200, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> On Mon, 31 Jul 2006, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> >Or have the btree package database have that info.
> Both/all conflicting packages should know with what/whom they are 
> conflicting, then this dance is not needed. Of course it requires manual 
> maintenance.

This is not always possible.  E.g., the "ethereal" package has recently
been renamed to "wireshark".  wireshark currently has CONFLICT set to
ethereal-[0-9]*, but not the other way around.