On Fri, 11 Apr 2008 13:15:20 +0100, Graham Murray wrote:
> > Because of the nature of a block, only one of the named packages can
> > be installed, so just unmerge that one, wherever it appears in the
> > block message
> Is that always true?
Everything is always true, except for generalisations
> I seem to remember seeing cases where an upgrade of
> X wanted to install A and the upgrade of Y wanted to install B, and the
> blocker saying that A blocks B when neither (the specific versions of) A
> nor B are currently installed.
Yes, you can get more complex blocks, but where it's a simple A blocks B,
unmerge whichever is installed.
Burning at the stake with all the modern improvements.