[aur-general] masqmail 0.3 with no backward compatibility
ngoonee at gmail.com
Tue Aug 10 18:58:59 EDT 2010
On Tue, 2010-08-10 at 16:47 -0600, Gary Wright wrote:
> In short, makepkg and pacman -U (which is basically what yaourt does)
> don't care what it says in the replaces=() array. Best advice would
> be to add masqmail (the old pkgname) into the conflicts() array of the
> masqmail-0.2 PKGBUILD, and put a message up in the comments for
> masqmail-0.2 advising users to remove the original masqmail package
> before upgrading.
If you add 'conflicts', you won't have to advise users to remove the
Why not just update the masqmail package to the latest 0.2 version (or
just a pkgrel bump) and add a post-update/install message saying "this
package will no longer be maintained, please choose between masqmail-0.2
and masqmail-0.3 to receive further updates.
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