Re: Should emacspeak Pre-Depend on emacs?
On Sun, Sep 24, 2000 at 09:15:17PM -0400, James R. Van Zandt wrote:
> emacspeak requires emacs during installation, to compile its elisp
> code. It already "Depends" on emacs. Howver, since installing them
> at the same time fails, I believe I should change that to
> "Pre-Depends". In accordance with section 2.3.4 of Policy, this has
> to be brought up for discussion on debian-devel first.
Gah. With apt being the standard way to do things these days, this bit of
policy is a bit less important today than it used to be.. Perhaps we
should consider making it go away in the future?
> Are there any objections to my adding "Pre-Depends: emacs19|emacs20"
> to the emacspeak package?
If it's needed, it's needed...
> p.s. Does this mean that any package that compiles elisp code on
> installation should Pre-Depend on emacs?
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