Re: Package ordering update: Handling Pre-dependencies
On 25 Apr 1997, Kai Henningsen wrote:
> email@example.com (Jason Gunthorpe) wrote on 25.04.97 in <[🔎] Pine.A126.96.36.1990425110523.49664Afirstname.lastname@example.org>:
> > I think it's worth commenting that minimum breaks may not be a desirable
> > characteristic. Ideally you want -maximum- breaks. A package should be
> > installed and then configured as quickly as possible so that it is a
> > stable part of the system for the other packages to use.
> If you really want maximum breaks, that's easy. Just break after every
> package. (Ok, this won't work with circular dependencies, but pre-depends
> are completely irrelevant to this!)
Nope, there are co-dependancies to worry about!
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