* Steve Langasek: > I am aware that other such packages exist. I just don't think we should > support them if they can't be bootstrapped properly. Ocaml is in this category as well, and it addresses it by bootstrapping off an upstream-provided binary blob. I'm not sure if this is the right approach. Cyclic build dependencies might require explicit overrides from time to time, but at least we start the build from source code.