Re: Bug#2807: X <-> cpp dependency?
David Engel (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote on 30 April 1996 17:43:
>> I'm somewhat confused. What precisely do you want to do ?
>> Are cpp and gcc independent alternative packages ? If so then you
>> should use Provides/Conflicts.
>> If cpp is obsolete then you should use Replaces/Conflicts and perhaps
>> What situation do you have ?
>The former. I used Replaces/Conflicts for cpp and Replaces/Conflicts/
>Provides for gcc.
I understand they're alternative, but there's still a bug. I thought
that since I was going to install gcc, I didn't need cpp. The problem
is that the links /usr/bin/cpp and /lib/cpp don't come with gcc. If
gcc really gives everything, it should give these symlinks as well.