[Catalog-sig] is there a way to rename a package?

Donald Stufft donald.stufft at gmail.com
Wed May 30 03:43:01 CEST 2012


Does it generate a changelog event? 


On Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at 5:57 PM, martin at v.loewis.de wrote:

> > Other than that, I think there's only delete + recreate with different
> > name. The latter may actually be the better option in terms of being
> > able to sync the change across mirrors, since I don't think the mirror
> > protocol supports renaming.
> > 
> 
> 
> It actually does: the mirrors will notice notice appearance of the
> new package, and will re-download all files. In theory, there should be
> a bug where they keep the old package as well, but I wasn't able to
> observe that problem in practice.
> 
> Regards,
> Martin
> 
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