|--==> "APA" == Adrian Aichner <Adrian.Aichner(a)t-online.de> writes:
APA> Hi Steve, thought I pass this along.
APA> Best regards,
APA> From: david carlton <carlton(a)math.stanford.edu>
APA> Subject: package/manual bug
APA> Newsgroups: comp.emacs.xemacs
APA> Date: 25 Jan 2002 12:47:50 -0800
APA> Organization: Citizens for Boysenberry Jam
APA> User-Agent: Gnus/5.0808 (Gnus v5.8.8) XEmacs/21.4 (Common Lisp)
APA> A minor bug report:
APA> I decided to update packages today; when doing
Tools-> Packages->Updated Installed Packages, I got an error because it
APA> couldn't update ps-print-nomule. Poking around via the 'List and
APA> Install' packages menu item, I saw ps-print (with a small version
APA> number) but no ps-print-nomule, so presumably the former replaces the
APA> latter. So I installed ps-print (and what it required).
APA> But I still needed to get rid of ps-print-nomule, both because I
APA> didn't want two packages competing to provide the same functionality
APA> and because I couldn't automatically update the other packages until
APA> I'd gotten rid of it.
My fault. I should have told people to remove their old
ps-print-nomule package. Sorry about that.
APA> So I looked in the info pages. And it told me about the
APA> pkginfo/MANIFEST file, and told me to do 'M-x
That should be 'package-get-delete-package'. I'll update CVS
shortly. Thanks for finding this, David.
APA> * It would be nice if the packaging system could handle packages
APA> changing names a bit more gracefully, but I suppose that's a rare
APA> enough occurrence that it's not worth spending too much time
APA> thinking about it.
It probably would be very rare, but still worth thinking about.
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