introducing alternatives into a package
kevin.kofler at chello.at
Wed Dec 10 13:34:57 UTC 2014
Jens Petersen wrote:
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:Alternatives explains how
> alternatives should be done in Fedora, however it does not seem to
> address the case of converting an existing package to use alternatives.
The solution to problems with alternatives is usually to just not use
alternatives to begin with.
It is a very broken concept that almost never makes sense. The biggest issue
is that alternative selection is systemwide.
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