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Re: collapse extra priority into optional and allow conflicts?

Neil Williams <codehelp@debian.org> writes:

> I would have put gpe-conf into extra but it needs to depend on packages
> that are in optional because those can be used within Gnome or KDE or
> any other desktop.

I'm missing why this is a problem.  Priority: extra packages can depend on
Priority: optional packages.  What's not allowed is the other way around.

> I understand that - and I agree with you. However, packages in extra are
> not supposed to depend upon or conflict with packages in optional

Hm, this seems exactly backwards to me.  It's packages with Priority:
extra that *are* allowed to conflict with packages that are Priority:

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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