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Re: changing source and binary package names




On Mon, Dec 18, 2017 at 01:24:08PM -0500, Scott Kitterman wrote:
> It'll go through New anyway (if I remember correctly) because it's taking over 
> a binary from another source package

No, that doesn't go through NEW. E.g. (from my not to distant memory)
https://packages.qa.debian.org/s/scowl/news/20171020T215207Z.html didn't
need NEW (and it took hunspell-en-us over from hunspell-en-us and
hunspell-en-{us,ca} from libreoffice-dictionaries)

Regards,

Rene