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Re: Getting rid of circular dependencies

On 6/28/05, Josselin Mouette <joss@debian.org> wrote:
> How would you treat the librsvg case? Currently, librsvg2-2 and
> librsvg2-common both depend on each other. The librsvg2-2 package
> contains the library, and librsvg2-common contains a loader that allows
> gdk_pixbuf to load SVG files.
> * librsvg2-common needs to depend on librsvg2-2 because it links to the
> library;
> * librsvg2-2 depends on librsvg2-common because most applications
> linking to librsvg2 also expect the SVG loader to be available.

So they expect something to be available without depending on a
package that provides it? Sounds like a bug.

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