Re: Getting rid of circular dependencies, stage 5
On Sun, Jul 23, 2006, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> Le dimanche 23 juillet 2006 à 01:07 -0400, Joey Hess a écrit :
> > Yes, and Bill continues to ignore it, as well as ignoring my
> > posts to his bug reports (such as #368481) asking for specifics of how
> > individual instances of dependency loops cause problems.
> Hasn't there been enough random bugs caused by circular dependencies?
> How many of them do you need before starting to fix your packages?
> Furthermore, there is no real justification for the circular dependency
> in debconf. Why don't you just fix it?
I fail to see how the circular depends between tasksel and tasksel-data
would cause any bug though. I agree it's best to fix circular deps in
general, but it's not necessarily required each time.
Loïc Minier <email@example.com>