Overlap in installing packages

Phillip Susi psusi at cfl.rr.com
Mon Jun 23 21:30:32 UTC 2008

Milosz Derezynski wrote:
> Specify both packages at the command line at the same time, e.g. with apt:
> apt-get install libstdc++6-4.2-dev g++-4.2.deb

You know, this really does seem like a bug in apt.  If it can resolve 
the circular dependency when you explicitly specify both packages, it 
should be able to do the same when you specify only one and it ends up 
pulling in the second to satisfy the first.

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