[aur-general] Remove vimperator-git
mfwitten at gmail.com
Tue Oct 27 15:31:26 EDT 2009
On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 12:46 PM, Xavier <shiningxc at gmail.com> wrote:
> BTW replaces only has an effect when put in a sync db for pacman.
> So it is completely useless on AUR, at least from pacman point of
> view, but I am not aware of any other usage of this field.
> You can only use provides/conflicts
Yeah... the docs are a little inscrutable, providing only a
description of the tangential result:
> replaces (array)
> An array of packages that this package should replace,
> and can be used to handle renamed/combined packages.
> For example, if the j2re package is renamed to jre, this
> directive allows future upgrades to continue as expected
> even though the package has moved. Sysupgrade is
> currently the only pacman operation that utilizes this field,
> a normal sync will not use its value.
In fact, I'm pretty sure that the last sentence was added fairly
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