Bug#649514: nvidia-cg-toolkit: should this package be orphaned?

Andreas Beckmann debian at abeckmann.de
Thu May 24 18:48:37 UTC 2012

On 2012-05-24 19:20, Miguel A. Colón Vélez wrote:
>> I removed the Replaces as there were no file conflicts dpkg would have
>> to handle. Breaks is sufficient to get rid of the old package.
> This are needed for the ubuntu versions in maverick-oneiric. Also I
> have to add the break/replace for the precise/quantal version. This
> also provides limited support for the debs provided by NVidia. As per
> an old open bug it seems that people may have installed the nvidia
> debs since the package is basically a dinosaur.

We could use Breaks/Replaces: nvidia-cg-toolkit (<< ${source:Version})
That should cover also some future versions from unclear sources.
In the worst case we could add an epoch and Breaks: n-c-t (<< 1:0) and
leave the non-epoch versions to Nvidia and friends.


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