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Re: -data packages and recommends?

Eddy Petrișor wrote:
> More than that, if the -data depends on the binary, and the binary
> depends back on the -data, we create a dependency cycle which should
> never be allowed and I think there is a policy recommendation or even
> must about cyclic deps.

There is nothing wrong about dependency cycles, as long as you bear in
mind that dpkg will break the cycle, and prefers to break it at a
package in the cycle that has no postinst script, so that all postinsts
run with their dependencies configured.

see shy jo

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