m at rtij.nl
Sun Oct 22 12:45:42 CEST 2006
>I am running Debian Sarge and I have just installed iptables following the
>instructions at http://ipset.netfilter.org/ This documentation does not say
>whether I need to remove the iptables package provided by Debian, but I would
>guess this is necessary. It appears the iptables version I downloaded from
>the ipsets homepage is a newer version of iptables than what is present in
>Debian Sarge but if I remove the Debian iptables package, I will need to put
>a dummy package in its place so as not to cause shorewall to be removed.
>Does the old package need to be removed?
You can install the new package next to the old one (f.i. in /usr/local)
but I would look at packaging the new version. As you have the old
package, this should be relatively trivial.
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