[arch-dev-public] When to remove provides/conflicts/replaces?

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Sun Jun 13 06:50:24 EDT 2010

Am 13.06.2010 12:43, schrieb Allan McRae:
> Hi,
> Do we have any guidelines on when to remove the
> provides/conflicts/replaces arrays from a PKGBUILD?  In other words,
> what is the oldest system we support updating from?

kernel26 still has replaces=('kernel24'), although I think updating from
a system that still supported kernel24 will be impossible without major

I don't think there was ever a guideline on removing these, other than a
vague "when it makes sense".

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