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

On Sun, May 13, 2001 at 12:38:05PM -0700, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> > A solution would be some sort of an essential virtual package that
> > editors would provide, but that's not viable, either. So we're
> > stuck. :)
> Why is that not viable?
> Do the following:
> * Make all the different editor packages provide the virtual package
>   "editor".
> * Create a real package "editor-proxy", which depends on "editor", and
>   is marked Essential.

And then have a couple of hundred packages that use invoke editor depend on
it, and after that have a couple of thousand packages depend on it because
they depend on it implicitely...

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