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Re: Getting rid of circular dependencies, stage 5

On Thu, 2006-07-27 at 18:28 +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
[breaking circular dependencies]
> Dpkg does it the way policy says it should do it and even slightly
> better since it checks for postinst files.

That's unsurprising, given that the relevant sections of policy and dpkg
were written by the same person. Specifically, the policy section was
written as documentation of what dpkg /does/, rather than vice versa.



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