"Defaults for satisfying dependencies - ordering" gone?
<sect><heading>Defaults for satisfying dependencies - ordering
in particular the paragraph:
Therefore a dependency on a virtual package should contain a
concrete package name as the first alternative, so that this
is the default.
seems to be missing from policy (it existed in the packaging manual).
Is this intentional? The only similar paragraph I can find is:
If you want to specify which of a set of real packages should be
the default to satisfy a particular dependency on a virtual
package, you should list the real package as an alternative before
but needless to say, this doesn't have the same effect.
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