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Re: cpp and gcc are both providing elf-gcc

> >What I was trying to suggest is this: you should install EITHER gcc or 
> >cpp, depending on whether you want the functionality of gcc.  These 
> >should conflict, and both provide cpp.  (I realise that conflicting with 
> >a package you provide could be a problem; if so, cpp should be renamed 
> >to, say, cpp-only, and then gcc and cpp-only could both provide cpp, 
> >which other things could depend on).
> This was suggested, but was decided that it wasn't worth it.  Others
> can tell you why.  I wasn't following it that closely.

Not quite correct.  What was discussed and eventually rejected was
having the gcc package depend on the cpp package to provide cpp.

David Engel                        Optical Data Systems, Inc.
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