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Re: Making netinst CDs Not Suck

sön 2003-04-06 klockan 19.07 skrev Petter Reinholdtsen:
> What will happen if a standard priority package A depends on virtual
> package V, provided by both packages P, Q and R, and the P package is
> listed in udeb_exclude?  I assume package A will end up in instlist,
> but where will packages P, Q and R end up?
> I would like packages Q and/or R in instlist, and package P in
> asklist.

Good example. That's my *intention*. The dependency analyzer should spot
that Q and R already fulfill A's dependency and thereby skip P.

However, I don't promise that this is what it currently does. *cough*
Needs investigation. It's the topological ordering code in
libdebian-installer if you want to take a look for yourself.

Martin Sjögren
  sjogren@debian.org -- marvin@dum.chalmers.se
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