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Re: self-depending packages

Nicolas Boullis <nboullis@debian.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 
> complex.
> However, from this bug report began a discussion with Loic Minier about 
> self-dependencies and circular dependencies.

What's the bug number?

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster
Inst. f. Biochemie der Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer

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