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Re: Why does dpkg package depend on dselect?

Hendrik Sattler wrote:
> Am Donnerstag, 8. August 2002 20:44 schrieb Sean 'Shaleh' Perry:
> > On 08-Aug-2002 Hendrik Sattler wrote:
> > > with the latest change in testing, dselect is in its own package. But why
> > > does dpkg depends on that package? Isn't dselect just a frontend to dpkg?
> > > If yes, shouldn't then dselect depend on dpkg and not the other way?
> >
> > most likely so that dselect did not just silently disappear during the
> > upgrade.
> Indeed. But does this mean, this non-dependency will never get fixed?

In sarge+1, most probably.

Think about people upgrading from woody to sarge.

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