Changing a Package's Name.

Steve Dickson SteveD at
Tue Sep 11 18:19:51 UTC 2007

Jochen Schmitt wrote:
> Steve Dickson schrieb:
>> Upstream has renamed a package. So I was wondering what
>> would the best approach to handle this. Create an entirely new
>> package or do some type of rename in CVS pool?
>> The rename is libgssapi to libgssglue which will
>> effect all the dependences for the nfs-utils* packages.
> I think, you should add a CVS-Admin request to create a new module with
> the new package name
> and start the retired package procedure described on
> for the module with the old name. In the dead.package file you should
> write, that the package
> was renamed and where you can find the renamed package.
OK, thanks for the pointer...


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