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Re: CONFLICTS variable is terrible

On Mon, 03 Nov 2008 04:37:46 +0900, Aleksey Cheusov <> 

> 1) TONS of packages do not set CONFLICTS variable properly.

Yes, it is.

> 2) I wrote wip/pkg_conflicts to automate checks for CONFLICTS.

It's nice, but seems some redundant.
For example, ap13-* v.s. ap22-*.

> 3) Why not to remove CONFLICTS variable at all?

How to detect CONFLISTS before installation from source?
And how about conflicts with older version, already resolved with current 

"Of course I love NetBSD":-)
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