[Piuparts-devel] Bug#766543: Bug#766543: fails upgrading real to virtual packages (missing --auto-deconfigure)

Holger Levsen holger at layer-acht.org
Fri Nov 21 15:03:19 UTC 2014

On Freitag, 21. November 2014, Andreas Beckmann wrote:
> Please use the --testdebs-repo approach for complex¹ upgrade scenarios.
> The 'pass multiple .deb files' and 'pass .changes' approaches are not
> able to do realistic updates (or even installation). So let's not add
> another hack to a broken feature (using dpkg to manually install packages)
> ¹ involving more than one package

shouldn't we then a.) either remove the feature or b.) more clearly spell out 
the problems?
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