Re: self-depending packages
Scripsit Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> On 20050301T122452+0100, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
>> apt invokes dpkg on the command line and due to maximum command line
>> length it sometimes is split in an unfortunate place.
> I'll repeat what I wrote above:
> Doesn't apt usually unpack all packages first and then configure them in
> one run, so that shouldn't matter?
I will refrain from repeating what Tollef wrote, but read it again
anyway. Apt neither unpacks nor configures packages; it uses dpkg for
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