Re: .deb dependancy hell
On Wed, Jan 28, 2004 at 03:32:53PM -0500, Richard Hoskins wrote:
> Greg Folkert <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > RPM == DEB are of nearly equal capacity. It is the Packaging that
> > Debian Uses and the Proper dependency checking it does.
> Yes. Whatever.
Flippancy doesn't make people more inclined to help you in future...
> If package A needs package B, and package B needs package A, why in
> the world are they two separate packages?
> But thanks to you and everyone else who pointed me to the solution.
Perhaps they are maintained by seperate people, and seperate uploads /
version hikes etc. are convenient.