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On Fri, 26 Oct 2001 13:52:21 +0200
Karl Trygve Kalleberg <karltk@...> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 25, 2001 at 07:12:20AM +0200, Dan Armak wrote:
> > Hi,
> > This looks really great :-).
> > One note: what about conflicting/incompatible packages? Will/should we
> have a
> > syntax for saying, this package must not be installed?
> > Is that what happens when I say !foo[...] (as distinct from
Instead of using ! why not add a CONFLICTS = " foo bar baz " line.
Debian has Conflicts, Requires, Suggests and a few others.
RedHat has Conflicts, Requires, PreRequires etc..
("it" below refers to the dependency)
Requires means it is required to *run*
PreRequires means it must be installed and config'd for the package
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