Automatically install packages when implied by "Replaces"

Registered by Ian Jackson on 2006-06-14

Implement the full semantics of the Replaces dependency field, to help get rid of `transitional packages'.

Blueprint information

Status:
Not started
Approver:
Matt Zimmerman
Priority:
Undefined
Drafter:
Ian Jackson
Direction:
Needs approval
Assignee:
Ian Jackson
Definition:
Review
Series goal:
None
Implementation:
Deferred
Milestone target:
None

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This is now unlikely to make edgy. -iwj 23.6.06

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