Bug#34136: dpkg: dpkg: ../../../main/packages.c:191: process_queue: Assertion `dependtry <= 4' failed.
Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho writes ("Re: Bug#34136: dpkg: dpkg: ../../../main/packages.c:191: process_queue: Assertion `dependtry <= 4' failed."):
> On Mon, Mar 08, 1999 at 07:47:20PM +0000, Ian Jackson wrote:
> > Does one of these packages have a dependency on itself ?
> ajk@ugh[22:22:01]:~$ grep-dctrl -e -FPackage -sPackage,Depends \^\ libggi2\$ \
> Package: libggi2
> Depends: libggi-target, libc6, libggi2, libgii0, libncurses4
> But dpkg shouldn't dump core on that. It should just cry out and die.
I agree. However, that makes this a known bug. A workaround for the
project (until I fix the bug) is to remove the errant dependency.