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Re: Nexuiz 2.3

On 21/06/2007 fourmond@debian.org wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 21, 2007 at 01:39:41PM +0100, Reinhard@murphy.debian.org wrote:
> > Both packages have been uploaded at the same time, and I could not
> > forsee that it has still not been built and uploaded on sparc on time. I
> > think to avoid this situation in the future the correct way was to use
> > a versioned "Breaks" field on nexuiz-data: 
> > 
> > Breaks: nexuiz (<< 2.3)
>   I might have completely missed your point, but if you have nexuiz-data Depends on nexuiz (2.3), then 
> it wouldn't get installed, would it ? Or is there a problem to have nexuiz Depends nexuiz-data (2.3) 
> and nexuiz-data Depends on nexuiz (2.3) ?

This sounds like it would introduce circular dependencies, which tend to
break upgrades. Using a Breaks: header should be the right thing to do.


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