Re: predepends/depends order
Bas Wijnen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 16, 2005 at 10:46:34PM +0200, Sandro Dentella wrote:
>> > I may be missing the problem, but as far as I understand it you want B, C,
>> > and D to have Depends: A. If they don't have it and cannot be used
>> > without A, file a bug report. If they can also be used without A then you
>> no! salpd as an example con live w/o my package, that depends on that.
> In that case it is not your business to demand that your package is configured
> before them. Theirs can have been installed years ago. It seems you just
> want to allow people to not need to answer questions for packages which are
> not yours.
No, he's preparing a package that will ask simpler questions, assume a
certain environment and preseed the questions for the other packages. I
guess Goswin's suggestion to look at CDD is the best so far.
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