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Re: cleanly upgrading from woody to cvs dpkg?

Adam Heath <doogie@debian.org> writes:

> On Fri, 20 Jul 2001, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> > Isn't there something in policy about willy nilly adding pre-depends
> > without consulting some list?
> Section 7.2 talks about dependency relations, and just says to use pre-depends
> sparingly.  It doesn't mention asking a list first.

| 2.3.4. Dependencies
| -------------------


|      You should not specify a `Pre-Depends' entry for a package before this
|      has been discussed on the `debian-devel' mailing list and a consensus
|      about doing that has been reached.


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