Bug#640354: libisfreetype-5.2-java: circular dependency with libisnativec-java
twerner at debian.org
Sun Sep 4 18:40:20 UTC 2011
On Sun, Sep 4, 2011 at 6:43 PM, Steffen Möller <steffen_moeller at gmx.de> wrote:
> I admit to remain somewhat clueless at the very moment. These are
> not build dependencies, right?
the bug's submitter talks about Depends but they are actually
Build-Depends *and* Depends.
> Maybe we could demote either to a "Recommends"?
That sounds more like a random hack instead of a good idea. I agree
that circular Depends are not perfect but I am not aware of any rule
that forbids them.
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