[pacman-dev] Version specs in replaces

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Thu Feb 17 06:00:04 EST 2011

On 17/02/11 10:42, Dan McGee wrote:
> So the first command makes sense, and at least right now we parse
> conflicts like we do depends- we allow version specifiers. However, I
> found the oddity with REPLACES when doing some archweb work tonight.
> Should we be allowing this? Should it be restricted to '=' only like
> provides? I'm not sure, so please chime in.

I am struggling to think of any case where it would be appropriate to 
have a version in a replaces entry.


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