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Re: dpkg-buildpackage now reorganizing debian/control Depends field??

Hi Raphael,

On Fr, 22 Feb 2008, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> You're speaking of something that you have not understood. The order
> of packages listed in an OR has not changed... I am (of course) aware
> that the order has a meaning in that case.

That is what could be easily understood of the previous email(s),

> > In some cases, particularly when the Depends can be satisfied by
> > different sets of alternatives, this change could have the effect of
> > changing the packages actually pulled in by apt-get or aptitude.  I will
> I can understand it might change the list of packages pulled, but both set
> are supposed to work since that what dependencies are expressing. If you

there explicitely "alternatives" are mentioned.

Anyway, enough, ...

> "All is ok" as you say. :-)

Best wishes


Dr. Norbert Preining <preining@logic.at>        Vienna University of Technology
Debian Developer <preining@debian.org>                         Debian TeX Group
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