Re: Policy on cyclic dependencies
'Martin Alonso Soto Jacome wrote:'
>The Policy Manual requires run-time support programs (just like this
>help browsing program) to be packaged separately from shared libraries
>in order to allow for many versions of the libraries to be installed
>at the same time. My problem with such an arrangement, is that my
>shared library package would have to depend on the browsing program
>package, but it, in turn, would depend on the libraries package.
I have been led to understand that cyclic (recursive) dependencies are
handled correctly. However, it may be untested. I'd recommend that
you give it a try.
On the other hand, the library probably shouldn't depend on the
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