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Re: grouping of alternative depends

Holger Levsen <holger@layer-acht.org> writes:

> Hi,
> On Sonntag, 29. März 2009, Emilio Pozuelo Monfort wrote:
>> Doesn't this do what you want?
>> Depends: pdns-backend-ldap | bind9, pdns-recursor | bind9
> sure, that works and thats what I'm doing now. But it's ugly and redudant and 
> potentially wrong: installing pdns-backend-ldap and bind9 satisfies that 
> depends, but not my needs...
> regards,
> 	Holger

Then what you are missing is

Conflicts: pdns-backend-ldap & !pdns-recursor, pdns-recursor & !pdns-backend-ldap

which dpkg can not express.


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