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Re: Bug#574237: junior-arcade: package purge (after dependencies removal) fails

On Wed, Mar 17, 2010 at 09:07:25AM +0100, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> > This problem will happen in any junior-*, science-*, med-* and edu-*
> > package and needs fixing blends-common.  I'll do so but there is no real
> > need to spend more time on reporting problems like this. It will be
> > fixed in an upload of all the metapackages at least on Friday (after
> > a new blends-common / blends-dev will hit unstable).
> Sure, I think I only reported it two or three times before figuring out
> that it was probably possible for someone to fix it everywhere.

Hmmm, the problem is more complex than I've thought in the first place
because the code to clean up the menu of junior-* packages is contained
in blends-common.  So it is not enough to verify whether the code exists
and just exit in case the test fails.  I have to find a way which
ensures that blends-common is removed *after* removal of all junior-*

Is this a case for using Pre-Depends or is there any other way to make
sure  that blends-common will removed not too early?

Kind regards



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