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Re: old GNU tarball

On Sun, Jan 26, 2003 at 02:05:22PM +0100, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 26, 2003 at 01:58:37PM +0100, Joachim Nilsson wrote:
> It's possibly that I added it for the time when the package that needs
> libdb2 configured is ported to libdb3.  But I am not ure.


> > Btw, how about adding 2>/dev/null to the configure line of dpkg?
> No way, you want to see any unexpected errors.

But it's not unexpected ... we need dpkg to setup the rest, but
dpkg needs dselect and hurd so it's a bit of catch-22 situation.

> > dpkg --force-depends --configure dpkg 2>/dev/null
> > It always complains about depending on both dselect and hurd and
> > I don't think we (or the installer) need to care about that since
> > those dependencies are satisfied a few steps down the line.
> That's why we use --force-depends.

Sure. Oh well, it was only a suggestion.


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