Q: Splitting existing pkg into subpackages?!
leamas.alec at gmail.com
Thu Oct 30 10:12:13 UTC 2014
On 30/10/14 10:58, Sergio Pascual wrote:
> 2014-10-30 10:50 GMT+01:00 Alec Leamas <leamas.alec at gmail.com
> <mailto:leamas.alec at gmail.com>>:
> On 30/10/14 10:41, Sergio Pascual wrote:
> 2014-10-30 10:32 GMT+01:00 Alec Leamas <leamas.alec at gmail.com
> <mailto:leamas.alec at gmail.com>
> <mailto:leamas.alec at gmail.com <mailto:leamas.alec at gmail.com>>__>:
> Hi all!
> Feeling dumb (again...) I have a package which I now need
> to split
> into subpackages.
> Does this help?
> No, not really. My case is really the one-to-many case, probably to
> simple to be mentioned in that doc (?)
> You can use the n to m case, with n = 1. What the doc says is that you
> create an empty -compat subpackage, that obsoletes your previous package
> and that requires your new subpackages.
> After one release cycle you add again your old name and obsolete the
> -compat package.
> That's what I understand, at least
Ahh... that should actually work! Thanks, and sorry for not reading that
link once more before my first reply!
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