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Re: status of circulars dependencies in unstable

On Mon, Jun 07, 2010 at 11:49:54AM +0200, Simon Richter wrote:
> perl-modules -> perl could be demoted to Recommends, libstdc++6-4.4-dev  
> -> g++-4.4 likewise. Neither package provides functionality on its own  
> that breaks if the other package is not installed, rather, they'd just  
> be dead weight without the other

perl-modules is exactly the same case as foo-data -> foo.  I don't see why
it should be treated any different.

libstdc++6-4.4-dev depending on g++-4.4 is plain wrong.  In its not yet
packaged version, clang can use these headers to compile C++ code without
needing g++.

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