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Bug #13427 <max> does not completely exclude dep versions from consideration
Submitted: 2008-03-18 10:22 UTC
From: timj Assigned:
Status: Wont fix Package: PEAR (version 1.7.1)
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 [2008-03-18 10:22 UTC] timj (Tim Jackson)
Description: ------------ This is not the same as bug #13425, but is closely related. Consider a package "XYZ". Consider a complex dep chain where at several points in the chain "XYZ" is a dependency. At some point(s) in that chain, the dependency on XYZ is a "simple" (unversioned) dependency. At some point(s) there is a <max> on a particular version XYZ. The <max> does not appear to completely exclude versions which exceed that <max> from the dependency resolution map, resulting in the exacerbation of other (related, but different) problems such as bug #13425. (Even if bug #13425 was fixed to only give a warning, the fact would remain that in some cases it would give bogus "warnings" about multiple versions meeting the installation dependency criteria, even though in reality all but 1 of those versions would be excluded via <min> or <max> criteria) I will try to get a good reproduction example for this.

Comments

 [2008-03-20 09:37 UTC] timj (Tim Jackson)
Line 1334 of Downloader/Package.php (in mergeDependencies()) says: // detect versioning conflicts here Is that where the check should be?
 [2008-05-14 03:37 UTC] cellog (Greg Beaver)
Marking this as won't fix for the same reason as Bug #13425