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Re: Dependency issues in setup.ini.




On 30/09/2017 00:39, Steven Penny wrote:
On Fri, 29 Sep 2017 21:16:17, "Sam Edge (Cygwin)" wrote:
For example we have lots of dependency loops in the 'requires' fields in
setup.ini - even to the point that some packages depend upon themselves!

It is the job of the package manager to detect and avoid such loops. No database is perfect - it is up to the good programmer to account for an deal with problem
data


some dependency loop are real as some packages
have cross dependency:

$ cygcheck cygMagickCore-6.Q16-5.dll | grep auto
  E:\cygwin64\bin\cygautotrace-3.dll

$ cygcheck cygautotrace-3.dll |grep Q16
  E:\cygwin64\bin\cygMagickCore-6.Q16-5.dll


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