Re: self-depending packages
Nicolas Boullis <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Trying to upgrade a woody system to sarge, I experienced problems
> upgrading libgtk2.0-0, and discovered that this packages was
> self-depending. Afetr forcing the upgrade with "dpkg -i --force-depends",
> everything went smoothly. So I filed a bug against libgtk2.0-0.
> Then I discovered that I could upgrade this package from woody to sarge
> with no trouble in a clean pbuilder chroot. So the problem might me more
> However, from this bug report began a discussion with Loic Minier about
> self-dependencies and circular dependencies.
What's the bug number?
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