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Re: Bug#140183: aspell does install or depend on any languages

On Fri, Mar 29, 2002 at 05:03:47PM -0600, Colin Watson wrote:
> The submitter of bug #131290 is mistaken: dependency loops are not a
> bug. People using dpkg directly should know that they need to give dpkg
> both packages on the same command line when there's a dependency loop.
Same is for apt-get users, they should know they are going to break
every Recommends fond on their way.

> Dependency loops may not be particularly elegant, but in cases where
> they're the best possible alternative I don't think package maintainers
> should shy away from using them.
Ah, ok, moving "Dependecy loops" out of my own "DON'T" list... 

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