Conflict with network manager, why?

Bug #119597 reported by Alessandro Tanasi on 2007-06-09
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
arping (Ubuntu)
network-manager (Debian)
Fix Released

Bug Description

Binary package hint: arping

the conflict with network manager in necessary?
and if the user is warned to only disable network manager when using arping?

arping doesn't conflict with network manager, but with iputils-arping. network-manager has iputils-arping in Depends.

Changed in arping:
status: New → Invalid
Changed in network-manager:
status: Unknown → New
Changed in network-manager:
status: New → Fix Released

i can still reproduce this bug on ubuntu 12.04 lts

michael@bestbuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install arping
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following extra packages will be installed:
The following packages will be REMOVED:
  iputils-arping network-manager network-manager-gnome
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  arping libnet1
0 upgraded, 2 newly installed, 3 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
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