[aur-general] Best Practice for switching packages from svn to git

SpinFlo sl1pkn07 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 11 07:08:14 EST 2013

i think if have all VCS package ( -git, -svn, -hg, -bzr etc) :


no need add explicit the VCS version in conflicts. for expample like you say

2013/1/11 Allen Li <cyberdupo56 at gmail.com>:
> On Fri, Jan 11, 2013 at 11:30:02AM +0100, Christoph Vigano wrote:
>> Hey everybody,
>> I'm in the situation that one of my packages switched their VCS from SVN
>> to Git. Is it okay to conflict both the non-SVN and the SVN package at
>> the same time?
>> The package in question is nagstamon-svn, whose upstream made the change
>> to Git. I want to use the following lines in the PKGBUILD:
>> provides=('nagstamon')
>> conflicts=('nagstamon' 'nagstamon-svn').
>> Any opinions towards this?
>> Greetings,
>> Christoph
> I'm not sure what exactly you're saying.  If nagstamon-svn and
> nagstamon-git both conflicts=('nagstamon'),
> P.S. a question I thought of just now. Does listing a package in
> conflicts automatically add it to provides?  I think I've seen/written
> git packages with only a conflicts, but it satisfies dependencies all
> the same.

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