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Re: cameleon: byte or native?

Sven wrote:

On Wed, Nov 27, 2002 at 08:38:54PM +0100, J?r?me Marant wrote:
Sven Luther <luther@dpt-info.u-strasbg.fr> writes:

Any idea ?
Depends: zoggy (= 1.2+cvsxxx) | zoggy-byte (= 1.2+cvsxxx)
Hey, I'm still thinking: how does APT handle automatic installation in
such cases? I think it is waiting the user to specify manualy either
zoggy or zoggy-byte and does not choose the first dependency it
meets. This is bad and not really user friendly (apt-get install
cameleon is not going to work out of the box).

The policy says it chooses one at random, the implementation says it
chooses the first by default.

Strange. I recall that sometimes it tells the user to specify the wanted package
(among those alternatives) in the command-line. Am I wrong?

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