Re: Versionned dependencies
On Thu, Feb 02, 2012 at 12:10:17PM +0100, Cyril Brulebois wrote:
> Mike Hommey <firstname.lastname@example.org> (02/02/2012):
> > As discussed on irc, if you instead do iceweasel-api-3.6, iceweasel-api-4.0,
> > etc. you end up having crazy dependencies like:
> > Depends: iceweasel-api-3.6 | iceweasel-api-4.0 | iceweasel-api-5.0 |
> > iceweasel-api-6.0 | ... | iceweasel-api-11.0 | iceape-api-2.1 |
> > iceape-api-2.2 | ...
> > How exactly is that better?
> No Breaks makes it less likely for your package manager to think about
> removing packages.
You can also have no Breaks, and no *-api-*.