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Re: "Defaults for satisfying dependencies - ordering" gone?

On Fri, May 11, 2001 at 11:07:07PM +0200, Marcelo E. Magallon wrote:
>  Regarding apt's way of picking a package when there's no default, there
>  are some pathological cases:
>  Provides: editor
>      Package: vim
>      Package: vim-perl
>      Package: vim-python
>      Package: vim-tcl
>      Package: vim-gtk
>      Package: jed
>      Package: nano
>      Package: xjed
>      Package: elvis
>      Package: vim-tiny
>      Package: efuns
>      Package: nano-tiny

>From the virtual package list changelog:

  25 Nov 1996 Removed editor (should have done this a long time ago)

Someone ought to file bugs against those packages.

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