Debian woody: installing gpc-doc removes gpc
Looks like there are b0rken dependencies around the GNU Pascal Compiler
in Debian woody. The packages gpc and gpc-doc are mutually exclusive -
installing one will uninstall the other because they are marked as
conflicting in their control files.
Is there any reason for this? It certainly strikes me as odd that I can
install _either_ the compiler _or_ the documentation for it, but _not_
_both_ at the same time. And having the documentation along with the
compiler tends to be quite useful sometimes ;-)
I have now manually butchered the packages to remove these conflicting
dependencies, but I suppose there is a reason for this conflicts?
q: If you were young again, would you start writing TeX again or would
you use Microsoft Word, or another word processor?
a: I hope to die before I *have* to use Microsoft Word.
-- Harald Koenig <email@example.com> asking Donald E. Knuth