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Re: dpkg and dependencies

On Thu, 5 Sep 1996, Guy Maor wrote:
> [very helpful description of dependencies deleted]
> I agree with Ian's definition. 

me to. :-)

> The alternative is unpleasant - a multitude of tiny packages.  

nevertheless dpkg should be divided into two binary packages:
dpkg (which is the most esential base package of all :-), and
dpkg-source, which only the developers will want to have.

this way the dependencies (while different) could eventually 
become simpler?


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