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Re: Getting rid of circular dependencies, stage 5

David Weinehall wrote:
> Well, if foo depends on foo-data, and foo-data depends on foo, I find
> it really hard to see the point of splitting the two into distinctive
> packages...

There are lots of valid reasons to do it; tasksel and tasksel-data split
to make it easier for derivatives to replace the debian-specific bits.
debconf and debconf-i18n/debconf-english split to allow space-concious
users to drop a megabyte of i18n support.

see shy jo

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