[Pkg-scicomp-devel] Bug#516725: Bug#516725: Bug#516725: libcolamd-3.2.0: Fails to install

Rene Engelhard rene at debian.org
Mon Feb 23 16:02:05 UTC 2009


Rafael Laboissiere wrote:
> I think that the Conflicts is correct, because this is really what happens.
> Both libcolamd-3.2.0_3.2.0-2 and libsuitesparse-3.2.0_3.2.0-1 cannot be
> installed together.


> On the other hand, I think that the Replaces is perhaps inappropriate because 
> libcolamd-3.2.0 does not replace the whole libsuitesparse-3.2.0 package.

Well, that's not the semantics of Replaces:. Replaces: as used is just
to declare that *some* files in the old package get replaced.

> Do you think it will be okay if I add just the Conflicts stanza?

Should be ok (but afais just a Replaces: also would be ok)



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