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Re: Bumping epoch and reusing package name "elisa"




On Mon, Sep 24, 2018 at 09:24:05PM +0500, Andrey Rahmatullin wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 24, 2018 at 09:21:14AM -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:
> > This causes a ton of headaches for the archive software.  IIRC, I believe
> > dak is rather unhappy about version numbers going backwards
> This is unfortunate.

and it's a fact.

> > apt is going to have no idea what to do for a system that already has the
> > previous package installed. 
> This is not a problem as upgrading to an unrelated software is not
> something that we should care about.

the problem lies elsewhere, as Russ described. You even acknowledged it
when calling that "unfortunate".


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	Holger

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