[wpkg-users] chain/depend strangeness...

Carlos R. Pasqualini pasqualinic at fcal.uner.edu.ar
Sat Jun 29 00:43:33 CEST 2013

El vie, 28-06-2013 a las 23:39 +0200, Stefan Pendl escribió:

> >>
> >> -
> >
> > i have the depend to make sure to not have installed the help package
> > without the base package.
> >
> > it is just a second way if something goes wrong
> >
> > do it produces an error??
> >
> Chain is already an "include with depends", so no need to do it twice.
> If it doesn't throw an error, it doesn't mean that it is good practice.
> Chain will make sure that the chained package is installed directly 
> after the one containing the chain.
> Keep the CHAIN, but remove the DEPENDS and you are save.
> Always keep packages as simple as possible, the more you add, the higher 
> the possibility to get into trouble.

i understand that if i put libreoffice on the profile, i agree with you
on it.

but what happens if in a profile y put (may be by mistake)
libreoffice-help but not libreoffice?

in that was what i was thinking when specified the dependency of
libreoffice-help on libreoffice

best regards

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