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Re: Brain dead package management?

also sprach Michael S. Peek <peek@tiem.utk.edu> [2006.09.01.1953 +0200]:
> >  tiem-cups-cfg: PreDepends: cupsys-bsd but it is not installable

There's your problem. APT is made for software packages, not
configuration packages. Use cfengine or puppet for those. Or ucf or

Since you PreDepend on cupsys-bsd, APT tries to pull it in at such
an early stage that it hasn't even looked at the lpr_ yet.

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