Fixes to dependency management system in dpkg, apt and higer

Registered by Sivan Greenberg on 2005-10-20

This blueprint has been superseded. See the newer blueprint "The "Breaks" dependency field" for updated plans.

Two fixes to the dependency management system in dpkg, apt and higher layers: Implement Breaks, and implement the correct selection behaviour for Replaces.

Blueprint information

Status:
Complete
Approver:
Matt Zimmerman
Priority:
Undefined
Drafter:
Ian Jackson
Direction:
Needs approval
Assignee:
Ian Jackson
Definition:
Superseded
Series goal:
Accepted for dapper
Implementation:
Unknown
Milestone target:
None
Completed by
Sivan Greenberg on 2006-08-16

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NOTE that this specification has been split in two:
 https://launchpad.net/distros/ubuntu/+spec/package-dependency-field-breaks
https://launchpad.net/distros/ubuntu/+spec/replacement-package-auto-installation

and not just the one indicated in the LP status.

(?)

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