Volker Stolz stolz at
Mon Jun 21 03:01:22 PDT 2004

On Mon, Jun 21, 2004 at 11:58:28AM +0200, Oliver Eikemeier wrote:
> Volker Stolz wrote:
> >[...]
> >Please check if this could be encoded in the dependencies 
> >might
> >be possible to (ab)use CONFLICTS for this, but that might be over the 
> >top.
> I would strongly advise against using CONFLICTS as a kind of 
> (anti-)dependency.
> If you require certain version of a package, use pkg-req or pkg-install 
> for
> that, possibly calling pkg_info. Or we could cook some new dependency
> scheme up, although this might take some time.

You're right, I completely forgot about pkg-req.
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