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circular dependencies and dist-upgrades sarge->woody

I must have some supernatural powers to always attract the same bug: woodys
apt fed too short lists into dpkg and thus broke the configuration of
circular depending packages (Note: "dpkg --configure blah blubb", where blah
depends on blubb and blubb depends on blah works; if you try to run it on
each package seperately, it fails).
Sarge's apt works around this by increasing the list length fed into dpkg.

There is one case in which users can be bitten by this: when using apt-get
dist-upgrade to sarge, so when documenting the woody-sarge upgrade, it should
be at least mentioned that the user can run into this and should first
upgrade apt to solve this problem.

c u

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