On Tue, Jul 05, 2005 at 10:36:49AM -0700, John H. Robinson, IV wrote: > Goswin von Brederlow wrote: > > Russ Allbery <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: > > <cool new tags for package-type idea> > > While I do find the above idea very useful, how does it help with the > circular dependency issue? Could there be another tag > ``In-Case-Of-Circular-Dependecy-Install-Me-First: True'' ? This would > help in the case of *known* circular dependencies, and it leaves the > thinking up to a human (or perhaps an autobuilder that has attempted > various means of installing the circularly dependent packages, and > determined a working method) instead of leaving it up to the client > system to guess. > Hi John, It seem from my observations that the debian release process has several 'hint's used: unstable to testing(britney), what not to build for arch x(wanna-build), linda/lintian check. It would seem to follow: to hint for known circular dependencies. Cheers, Kev -- counter.li.org #238656 -- goto counter.li.org and be counted! `$' $' $ $ _ ,d$$$g$ ,d$$$b. $,d$$$b`$' g$$$$$b $,d$$b ,$P' `$ ,$P' `Y$ $$' `$ $ "' `$ $$' `$ $$ $ $$ggggg$ $ $ $ ,$P"" $ $ $ `$g. ,$$ `$$._ _. $ _,g$P $ `$b. ,$$ $ $ `Y$$P'$. `Y$$$$P $$$P"' ,$. `Y$$P'$ $. ,$.
Description: Digital signature