pidgin obsoleting itself

Nicolas Mailhot nicolas.mailhot at
Wed Jun 9 17:15:37 UTC 2010

Le mercredi 09 juin 2010 à 12:19 +0200, Michael Schwendt a écrit :

> You _cannot_ add _optional_ packages to a user's installation _without_
> proper dependencies somewhere else. Attempts at trying to do that with
> Obsoletes are invasive and prone to getting it completely wrong.

Fonts SIG side we've managed several packaging splits with this recipe

It works at the expense of a temporary compat metapackage that needs to
be cleaned up later.

Nicolas Mailhot

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