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Re: %post-script prerequisites

From: Michael Schroeder <mls@suse.de>
Date: Thu 25 Sep 2008 - 15:22:24 CEST
Message-ID: <20080925132224.GA7824@suse.de>
On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 03:12:15PM +0400, Dmitry V. Levin wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 11:08:31AM +0200, Michael Schroeder wrote:
> [...]
> > So A requires B and B as a requires(post) to A? This isn't installable
> > at all, thus it's a packaging bug.
> Sorry, you cannot avoid the problem of resolving dependency loops
> by just saying that dependency loops are evil, packaging bug, etc.

I didn't say that. I said that dependency loops that include
prereqs are evil. Please show me one example where they are needed.


Michael Schroeder                                   mls@suse.de
SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, GF Markus Rex, HRB 16746 AG Nuernberg
Received on Thu Sep 25 15:22:25 2008
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