Re: errors during recent dist-upgrades
On Wed, Nov 10, 1999 at 10:26:28AM -0700, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> It doesn't guarentee that dpkg gets all members of the depends loop at
Is there a technical reason for that or is it just not yet implemented?
> APT does not use --configure -a, it interferes with things like the CD
> swap, immediate configure, and so on.
I understand that.
> But APT batches a large number of configure requests all at once, so what
> has happened is that a split between the runs of dpkg occures between the
> two wordnet packages.
What makes it impossible or undesirable to do a separate dpkg --configure
run for each cycle?
> > I don't see any bug reports against wordnet. What kind of bugs are you
> > talking about?
> Look again, I just filed one
The bug report is bogus. Cyclic dependencies are okay.
If you disagree, please quote the scriptures.
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