In <20090528135056.GB13101@emurlahn.burrows.local>, Daniel Burrows wrote: >On Wed, May 27, 2009 at 10:59:50AM -0500, "Boyd Stephen Smith Jr." <firstname.lastname@example.org> was heard to say: >> You have the package "libwebkit-1.0-2" version "1.1.7-1". But, the >> package "midori" needs the package "libwebkit-1.0-1" version "1.0.1" or >> greater. Package names are only compared for equality; they aren't ordered >> and a request for one package cannot be satisfied by another package >> without an explicit Provides relationship. > > Also, a request for a package with a version constraint can never >be satisfied by another package, even if a Provides relationship >exists. Isn't that supposed to change in the future (but perhaps not before Squeeze) so that we can have versioned dependencies on virtual packages? -- Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. ,= ,-_-. =. email@example.com ((_/)o o(\_)) ICQ: 514984 YM/AIM: DaTwinkDaddy `-'(. .)`-' http://iguanasuicide.net/ \_/
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