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Re: Impossible dependency: slang1-dev vs. slang1-utf8-dev

On Tue, Jun 29, 2004 at 07:19:44PM +0200, Jeroen van Wolffelaar wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 29, 2004 at 06:07:17PM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> > Why is it RC? Does something depend or build-depend on both
> > libopenh323-dev and libnewt-dev?
> They are both optional, and policy 2.5[1] implies[2] that nothing within
> optional and higher should conflict with eachother, i.e., all of Debian
> except extra should be able to be installed simultanously.
> --Jeroen
> [1] http://www.debian.org/doc/debian-policy/ch-archive#s-priorities
> [2] "Note that optional packages should not conflict with each other."
> 	The wording isn't very explicit, also, it is a 'should', and not a
> 	'must'

That alone makes it not RC; furthermore there is no such wording at

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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