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Re: piuparts run by every uploader


On 21/07/2009 James Vega wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 02:08:26PM -0400, Jonathan Yu wrote:
> > On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 12:11 PM, James Vega<jamessan@debian.org> wrote:
> > > On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 11:44:07AM -0400, Jonathan Yu wrote:
> > >> Better yet, if we could periodically run it on all of the modules in
> > >> our SVN repository (pkg-perl) and display the logs, then it would give
> > >> us a nice to-do list of things to look at.
> > >
> > > http://piuparts.debian.org/sid/maintainer/p/pkg-perl-maintainers@lists.alioth.debian.org.html
> > 
> > Thanks, that link looks neat & should be quite useful for our group.
> > 
> > One thing that puzzles me right now is all the unknowns, and it's
> > flagging a bunch of things as: "circular dependency: N/A" -- is anyone
> > else having this issue, and if so, what does it mean?
> Q. What does a depends of ''circular dependency'' mean?
> A) perl depends on perl-modules and perl-modules depends on perl. That's an easy one. The more annoying ones are those from different source packages.
> http://wiki.debian.org/piuparts/FAQ

that in fact means that all packages depending on perl either direct or
indirect have a 'circular dependency: N/A' reported at piuparts.d.o.

is there any chance to get that fixed by either removing the circular
dependency from perl directly or by adding code to manage circular
dependencies to piuparts?


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