Re: grouping of alternative depends
* Emilio Pozuelo Monfort <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2009-03-29 12:52]:
> Holger Levsen wrote:
> > I'd like to use a depends like "(pdns-backend-ldap pdns-recursor) | bind9" but
> > afaik this is not possible. AFAICS I should file a wishbug against dpkg but
> > as I dont have time atm to dig through all the bugs against dpkg, I thought I
> > drop a mail here, in the hope that someone will point me to an already
> > existing bug or if not, just submit this. TIA.
> Doesn't this do what you want?
> Depends: pdns-backend-ldap | bind9, pdns-recursor | bind9
Yes, the formulae are logically equivalent to each other. However, for
some packages I would like to have (A B) | (C D), meaning ((A and B) or
(C and D)). This does not seem to be doable with the current Depends