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Re: Porting Xconfigurator to Debian!



On Thu, Dec 05, 2002 at 10:00:21AM +0100, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> Le jeu 05/12/2002 à 09:05, sean finney a écrit :
> 
> > right, but isn't that what Pre-Depends is for?
> 
> The configure script is usually launched before the Pre-Depends are even
> installed. There is currently no way to ensure a package is installed at
> configuration time.

Please, check policy and rewrite your statement.

Quote:
"This field is like Depends, except that it also forces dpkg to complete
installation of the packages named before even starting the installation
of the package which declares the pre-dependency, as follows: "

J

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