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Re: demoting a dependency

On Tue, Mar 31, 2009 at 03:21:02PM +0200, Marco d'Itri <md@Linux.IT> wrote:
> Is there a more elegant way to do this?

You just don't do it like that, because:
$ ldd /usr/lib/news/bin/auth/passwd/auth_krb5 | grep com_err
        libcom_err.so.2 => /lib/libcom_err.so.2 (0xb7f2f000)

If you don't want to depend on libcomerr2, don't depend on it. It's not
because libkrb5-3 already depends on it that it's a proper thing to
remove the dependency that way. What happens when libkrb5-3 depends
on libcomerr3 ?


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