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Re: Some questions about dependencies



On Thu, May 01, 2003 at 11:05:43AM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 26, 2003 at 01:21:54AM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:

> > >   most: (110) .. xmms-msa xplanet xprint-xprintorg xwelltris/arm xwelltris/mips zope zsh-beta ztutils aolserver-nscache/arm aolserver-nsencrypt/arm apmd auto-apt bbappconf bbpager bincimap blender blt boost brltty cfitsio
> > ...along with some 109 other packages, which are listed.
> Well, i am not sure that all of these 109 packages are listed, 

No, because listing them each time would be irritating. Once there are
more than 20 or so, it only lists the most recent 20, and includes a
".." to indicate there are more.

> I don't think there are other reason, but maybe the update_output could
> be made a bit more verbose in these cases :
>   1) list all packages in this case as uninstallable.
>   2) maybe list both the package that is trying to enter testing and
>   (between parentheses or something) the packages that they would break.

> > > trying: cfitsio
              ^^^^^^^
                  the (source) package that is trying to enter testing

> > > skipped: cfitsio (1144+9)
> > >     got: 13+0: a-4:a-9
> > >     * arm: fv, libcfitsio-dev, libcfitsio2
                 ^^  ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^  ^^^^^^^^^^^
                    the (binary) packages (on arm) that would break

Cheers,
aj

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