Re: autoup.sh & considerations on bail-out scripts
>>"James" == James Troup <J.J.Troup@scm.brad.ac.uk> writes:
James> email@example.com (Richard Braakman) writes:
>> We could do away with pre-dependency entirely when all installation
>> methods use package ordering.
James> No. A pre-dependency requires the complete installation of the
James> pre-depended upon package (i.e. configuration as well as
James> unpacking) and package ordering doesn't help in that respect.
In that case I think pkg-order is way more than just ordering
packages, for pkg-order is specifically designed for pre-depends, and
configure-now packages (something deity was talking about a while
In fact, the optimal solution (minimal number of runs) can be
proved to be handled by topological sort algorithms.
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breathing. Bruce Walker, CACM Forum
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