Subject: Re: CONFLICTS matching
To: None <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/01/2006 17:09:30
On Tue, 1 Aug 2006, Peter Schuller wrote:

> It also causes problems for e.g. pkgsrc-wip; a package in wip can CONFLICT 
> with the non-wip package, but without effort/sponsoring by someone with a 
> commit bit the non-wip package cannot conflict with the wip package.

And that is exactly what prompted me to start this thread :)

> And even if it could I suppose it would be questionable to have regular 
> packages refer to wip packages. Would be much nicer if the conflict checking 
> was handled by the system such that the issue did not arise.

In my case, I did now add the conflicts to the "work in progress" 
packages that caused me problems.