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Re: Unmet Deps revisted

On Fri, 22 Jan 1999, Steve McIntyre wrote:

> On Fri, 22 Jan 1999, Santiago Vila wrote:
> >Please note that a suboptimal packaging does not legitimate the conflict.
> >For example, my unzip and unzip-crypt packages do conflict at each other,
> >and they are optional, so I should probably make them compatible, like
> >pgp-i and pgp-us, for example. [ And of course, I will not mind that
> >unzip-crypt is demoted to extra until I repackage them ].
> >
> >(Yeah, I put my own packages as examples of suboptimal packaging!
> >I hope the pgp-i and pgp-us example will help you to see that surely most
> >of these conflicts are gratuituous).
> I guess so. Hmmm. I'm still not convinced it's a major thing to be worried
> about. I presume nobody's going to argue that "extra" packages can't
> conflict with each other...?

Of course not.  That's the *whole* point.  Extra is precisely the priority
for packages with conflict with other packages (in any priority, including

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