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Re: depend on httpd, not also apache?

* Marc Haber wrote:
> On Sun, 29 Aug 2004 00:39:47 +0200, Sebastian Ley
> <sebastian.ley@mmweg.rwth-aachen.de> wrote:
> >It is a good idea to explicitly specify at least one package that fulfills
> > a virtual dependency. You could view it as the recommendation of the
> > packager, if you don't care about the httpd daemon, apt will install
> > apache.
> How will it choose apache? Will it choose apache because it happens to
> be the alphabetically first httpd? Or is apache somewhere configured
> as the primary target httpd?

No, I meant _if_ you specify a real package as alternative to a virtual 
package, and in this case apache for httpd, apt will choose apache. Don't 
know how a real package will be chosen if no alternative is given...


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