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From: John Mylchreest <johnm@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@g.o
Subject: [Fwd: Re: [gentoo-dev] How to handle conflicts?]
Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2003 11:13:23
Message-Id: 1055761989.28763.23.camel@johnm.willow.local
forwarding my reply onto the list as well.

> > > > What is the best way to handle conflicts of packages? Ie: I have a > > stable (release) version of software A, and I also have a bleeding edge > > version of the same software (that tracks the same current stable > > version). What I want to do is that if they install the CVS version (or > > the release version) they can't install the other version without > > un-installing the other one. I'd like to do this to make sure that they > > are linked against the correct version of the libraries. > > > > Best regards > > Michael Boman > > You can put blocking packages into the DEPEND. > please check gaim and gaim-cvs for examples :) > > > -- > John Mylchreest. > Gentoo Linux Developer > > Gentoo Linux: http://www.gentoo.org > Public Key: gpg --recv-keys 0xEAB9E721 > http://pgp.mit.edu:11371/pks/lookup?op=get&search=0xEAB9E721 > > Key fingerprint:0670 E5E4 F461 806B 860A 2245 A40E 72EB EAB9 E721
-- John Mylchreest. Gentoo Linux Developer Gentoo Linux: http://www.gentoo.org Public Key: gpg --recv-keys 0xEAB9E721 http://pgp.mit.edu:11371/pks/lookup?op=get&search=0xEAB9E721 Key fingerprint:0670 E5E4 F461 806B 860A 2245 A40E 72EB EAB9 E721

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