[Python-Dev] Keyword meanings [was: Accept just PEP-0426]

Andrew McNabb amcnabb at mcnabbs.org
Mon Dec 10 04:38:08 CET 2012

On Fri, Dec 07, 2012 at 05:02:26PM -0500, PJ Eby wrote:
> If the packages have files in conflict, they won't be both installed.
> If they don't have files in conflict, there's nothing important to be
> informed of.  If one is installing pexpect-u, then one does not need
> to discover that it is a successor of pexpect.

In the specific case of pexpect and pexpect-u, the files don't actually
conflict.  The pexpect package includes a "pexpect.py" file, while
pexpect-u includes a "pexpect/" directory.  These conflict, but not in
the easily detectable sense.

Andrew McNabb
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