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Re: Build-depends => change policy wording

> On Tue, 26 Oct 1999, Julian Gilbey wrote:
> > How about:
> > 
> >    Packages may not depend on packages with lower priority values
> >    (excluding build-time dependencies). If this should happen, one of
> >    the priority values will have to be adapted.
> Maybe the "fully correct wording" would be:
>      Packages may not have a Depends field on packages...
> but I think the context makes clear enough that "depend" refers to the
> "Depends:" field and other fields do not need to be explicitly excluded.

No.  "depend" includes Pre-Depends, and the details of how this is
done is dealt with in the Packaging Manual, not policy.



  Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths, QMW, Univ. of London. J.D.Gilbey@qmw.ac.uk
        Debian GNU/Linux Developer,  see http://www.debian.org/~jdg

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