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Bug#368481: tasksel has circular Depends on tasksel-data

Bill Allombert wrote:
> There is a newly introduced circular dependency between tasksel and
> tasksel-data:
> tasksel 	:Depends: tasksel-data
> tasksel-data 	:Depends: tasksel (= 2.45)

tasksel-data can be replaced by a package providing the same to allow a
CDD to redefine task info easily.

> Circular dependencies make installation and upgrades less reproducible
> and should be avoided.

Not in this case; both packages install and remove without using any
files from the other package, so there is no problem no matter what
unpack/configure/removal ordering apt/dpkg uses.

I'm afraid I'm going to have to add this to the pile of your circular
depends bugs that I am currently ignoring and will eventually close
unless a real bug is pointed out.

see shy jo

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