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Re: Please hint texlive packages into testing

On Thu, Aug 24, 2006 at 11:48:48PM +0200, Ralf Stubner wrote:
> > Are you sure there aren't any dependency loops among these packages?  I
> > don't see any obvious ones at a glance, but there are quite a number of
> > packages here so there could be some hiding.

> I can't find any loop on the level of binary packages. There are
> inter-wined dependencies, though, that lead to sort of a loop on the
> level of source packages: Imagine binary packages A1 and A2 being build
> from source package A, while binary package B1 and B2 are build from
> source package B. Now the dependencies are such that B2 depends on A2
> which depends on B1 which depends on A1. Can such package relationships
> cause problems?

They only cause problems for britney, which isn't a reason on its own to ask
you to change anything.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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