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Bug 407351 - Dependency resolver should automatically pull an older version to resolve circular dependency
Summary: Dependency resolver should automatically pull an older version to resolve cir...
Status: CONFIRMED
Alias: None
Product: Portage Development
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Core - Dependencies (show other bugs)
Hardware: All All
: Normal enhancement (vote)
Assignee: Portage team
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Blocks: 155723 300071
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Reported: 2012-03-07 23:46 UTC by Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis
Modified: 2019-12-22 21:35 UTC (History)
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Description Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis 2012-03-07 23:46:09 UTC
Example:
Packages A and B are not installed.
A-1.0 has DEPEND="" and RDEPEND="".
A-1.1 has DEPEND="B" and RDEPEND="".
B-1 has DEPEND="A" and RDEPEND="A".

`emerge A` should result in:
1. Installation of A-1.0
2. Installation of B-1
3. Upgrade of A to 1.1