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Re: Ruby packaging in wheezy: gem2deb, new policy, etc.

On 25/02/2011 01:10, Antonio Terceiro wrote:
> Lucas Nussbaum escreveu isso aí:
>> On 30/01/11 at 22:20 -0300, Antonio Terceiro wrote:
>>> Lucas Nussbaum escreveu isso aí:
>>>>> a) only native code:
>>>>>   Packages: ruby1.8-foo, ruby-1.9.1 etc
>>>>>   All of them must provide ruby-foo
>>>>> b) both pure-ruby and native code
>>>>>   Packages:
>>>>>     ruby-foo      - contains pure-ruby code
>>>>>     ruby1.8-foo   - contains native code for ruby1.8
>>>>>     ruby1.9.1-foo - contains native code for ruby1.9.1
>>>>>   ruby1.8-foo and ruby1.9.1-foo (etc) depend on ruby-foo
>>>>>   ruby-foo depend on the version for the default interpreter (so that
>>>>>   installing ruby-foo will get you something that words) 
>>>> I think that we should go for this.
>>> [...]
>>>> Could you update the Wiki page? :-)
>> Note that this creates a dependency loop. I'm not sure if that's
>> considered bad or not.
> Yes, I explicitly noted that when I updated the wiki page. I guess this
> circular dependency is not critical since it is a very short cycle in
> the dependency graph (A depends on B or C; B and C depend on A). I also
> don't see a sane way to avoid this type of dependency in our case.

That rings a bell : http://bugs.debian.org/549442

But if i understand well, those circular dependencies will only last
during migration to new policy ?


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