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Re: grouping of alternative depends

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Rafael Laboissiere wrote:
> * Emilio Pozuelo Monfort <pochu@ubuntu.com> [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
> syntax.

I know it's ugly, but this probably should do the job (note - completely
untested; there may be a better way):

    Depends: A | C, A | D, B | C, B | D

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