>>>> "SY" == Steve Youngs
SY> Funny, I thought we were talking about the stuff in
Only by accident. The OP's problem would occur for core Info files as
well if he installed the XEmacs core over the distro's version. That
operation is just a lot less common (primarily because of how confused
RPM and dpkg get when you do that) than installing packages.
SY> Providing I don't have to do anything to implement or support
SY> this craziness in our packaging system, go for it, knock
SY> yerself out.
No, you wouldn't. The whole point (as far as packages go) would be to
break RPM's kneecaps so it would grovel and say "I fell down and can't
get up ... would you mind installing your own packages?" Then we'd
kick it again to remind it to update its databases.
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