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Re: [PATCH] Uninstall .dll last, reinstall first - final version

On Tue, 3 May 2005, Corinna Vinschen wrote:

> On May  3 21:49, Max Bowsher wrote:
> > The other potential solution would be to attempt to uninstall the packages
> > in dependency-sorted order, but that might get awkward in the case of
> > circular dependencies.
> See my previous posting:  Circular dependencies are bugs, right?
> Creating a dependency tree and complaining about circular dependencies
> in setup would be nice, though.

Circular dependencies are not bugs.  Circular dependencies just mean that
the packages are interdependent -- each requires the other's
functionality.  Besides, installation dependencies aren't quire the same
as uninstallation dependencies.  I've posted on this topic before -- I'll
try to dig up the exact URL later.
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