Package alternatives?

Steffen Grunewald steffen.grunewald at
Wed May 25 09:02:47 CEST 2011

We're in the process of replacing some packages ("A") by specially built 
ones ("B"), which will be named slightly differently, to avoid confusion.
For FAI this means that we want to
"install package B if it already exists, otherwise use A".
How can this be achieved?


Steffen Grunewald * MPI Grav.Phys.(AEI) * Am Mühlenberg 1, D-14476 Potsdam
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