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Re: Sorting out mail-transport-agent mess

On Thu, Aug 21, 2008 at 02:07:43PM -0500, Peter Samuelson wrote:

> [Mike Bird]
> > No one objected to having apt decide by giving priority
> > precedence over lexical:

> It sounds good until you notice just how many dependency resolvers we
> have floating around.  dselect, apt, aptitude, pbuilder, sbuild - at
> least.  Don't know if synaptic has its own or borrows from libapt.

Also, even if no one objected, no one has volunteered to implement this

Amending apt's resolver to prefer packages with a higher priority is a good
goal, but I don't think it should be a blocker for improving our m-t-a

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