[aur-general] TU Application - Massimiliano Torromeo

Sven-Hendrik Haase sh at lutzhaase.com
Mon Oct 3 12:39:02 EDT 2011

On 03.10.2011 18:32, Massimiliano Torromeo wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 3, 2011 at 6:30 PM, Dave Reisner <d at falconindy.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Oct 03, 2011 at 06:27:29PM +0200, Massimiliano Torromeo wrote:
>>> On Mon, Oct 3, 2011 at 6:24 PM, Thomas S Hatch <thatch45 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Are we getting rid of MySQL? Or just making Maria a "replaces" package?
>>> Getting rid of MySQL would be crazy!
>>> Of course, I'm going to use the replaces/provides flags, for both
>>> mariadb and percona.
>> Please don't do this. provides and conflicts, yes, but there's no
>> reason this should be forced as an upgrade path for mysql users. Using
>> replaces here is just as good as killing it off entirely. Users still
>> have a choice -- don't take it away from them.
>> dave
> Sorry, I got confused, my mistake. Only provides, of course!
No, make it provides and conflicts. That is the way we handle
alternative but conflicting choices of packages.

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