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Re: .deb dependancy hell

On Wed, Jan 28, 2004 at 03:32:53PM -0500, Richard Hoskins wrote:
> If package A needs package B, and package B needs package A, why in
> the world are they two separate packages?  

Separate libraries frequently need to be in separate packages, because
all hell breaks loose otherwise if the soname of library A changes while
the soname of library B stays the same.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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