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Subject: Re: ncurses announcement - trial run
Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2001 19:21:50 +1000
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Charles Wilson" <cwilson AT ece DOT gatech DOT edu>
> > Do you know what sorts of problems will be caused by updating all
> > three packages in one go?
>
> See above. (It's because setup installs packages in alphabetical
> order).  Hmm...note to self: will the dependency stuff in the new
setup
> rearrange installation order, or not? should it do so? What about
> uninstallation?

No. It's very basic. If a depends on b, b will get installed. If b is
not installed, it will not sort the install list to have b before a.
Good point for the TODO though :}. (Mind you, no packages execute much
in the way of scripts just yet :]).

Rob

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