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Re: Why does dpkg package depend on dselect?

On Fri, Aug 09, 2002 at 07:51:59PM +1000, Glenn McGrath wrote:
> Technically it shouldnt be a dependency, its a only a dependency to
> protect stupid people.

No. Someone can be using dselect to run a distribution upgrade and there is
a possibility a random package will break it and leave the user with new
dpkg installed and new dselect not installed, thus disabling them from
upgrading further without some kind of manual intervention.

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