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Technical question about Pre-Depends (Was: BrDesktop as Debian Pure Blends)

On Sun, Jun 28, 2009 at 07:22:44PM -0300, Tiago Bortoletto Vaz wrote:
> > I might be able to prepare the first rough layout before the end
> > of next week before I go on VAC.
> That would be nice :)

I noticed that brdesktop-artwork-grub Pre-Depends from grub. I
admit I do not see a reason for a *Pre*-Depends instead of a
Depends.  As I have understand you are not supposed to use a
Pre-Depends except if it is really necessary that the other
package has to be configured before your package is installed.
I do not see any sign that this is the case.  This actually
qualifies for a bug report against the package - but I'm just
asking in case I missed something.

The thing is that for the moment the blends tools do not support
Pre-Depends.  But besides the case above I think it should support
it in case it might be really necessary at some point in time.
So I'll implement it for the next version anyway - but please
verify whether it is needed for brdesktop-artwork-grub.

Kind regards



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