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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 <lool@dooz.org>

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