Re: Getting rid of circular dependencies, stage 5
Josselin Mouette writes ("Re: Getting rid of circular dependencies, stage 5"):
> Le lundi 24 juillet 2006 à 17:15 +0100, Ian Jackson a écrit :
> > Of course particular instances of circular dependencies might be
> > problematic. I would try to avoid it other than in closely coupled
> > sets of packages, and it is best of one of the packages in the cycle
> > is per data without a postinst.
> This is entirely wrong. There have several been RC bugs (some that break
> the buildds) caused by circular dependencies on closely coupled sets of
I said `particular instances of circular dependencies might be
problematic'. Obviously circular dependencies might be wrong or
broken. Non-circular dependencies might be wrong or broken too.
Package maintainers often put mad stuff in control files.