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Re: Package ordering update: Handling Pre-dependencies

On 25 Apr 1997, Kai Henningsen wrote:

> jgg@gpu.srv.ualberta.ca (Jason Gunthorpe)  wrote on 25.04.97 in <[🔎] Pine.A32.3.93.970425110523.49664A-100000@gpu5.srv.ualberta.ca>:
> > 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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