Re: breaking the xserver-xorg-* circular dependency?
On 2008-12-04 21:17 +0100, Julien Cristau wrote:
> for some reason, the etch->lenny upgrade results in epic fail when using
> aptitude, because random X driver packages get removed.
At least if one accepts the first solution offered by aptitude, the
subsequent ones are usually better.
> I'm not quite sure why it does that, but one candidate explanation is
> the circular dependency between xserver-xorg, xserver-xorg-core and all
> X drivers. Does someone have time to test such an upgrade, first with
> the packages currently in lenny, and then with a modified
> xserver-xorg-core that doesn't depend on xserver-xorg?
I volunteer for such a task (probably not tomorrow, but I should have
time over the weekend). Do you have an apt-gettable repository for the