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Re: Uninstallable packages in woody

Junichi Uekawa <dancer@netfort.gr.jp> writes:

> tb@becket.net (Thomas Bushnell, BSG) immo vero scripsit:
> > Specifically what I want is:
> > 
> > Conform to the rule that "optional" packages may not conflict.
> > 
> > It is easy to fix: move offending packages into extra.
> Moving the offending packages to extra may require some other
> packages moving to extra, requiring some other to move to
> extra, and so on.

Yes, but usually not.  Most packages are never depended on by
anything.  And in the cases that I ran across, this was in fact the

Sometimes actual hard thought may be required.  

Still, we should either conform to this policy rule, or drop the rule.


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