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Re: [Bug-gnulib] order of dependencies

From: Bruno Haible
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnulib] order of dependencies
Date: Mon, 15 Sep 2003 19:42:26 +0200
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Paul Eggert wrote:
> I'm sorting the dependencies in the modules/* files as I go along; I
> assume the existing order is immaterial, and if nobody else minds I'd
> rather have them sorted for sanity's sake.

The order is indeed immaterial for the tools; however for the developers
who don't use gnulib-tool and instead look at MODULES.html, it's nicer
to have the more important dependencies come first. For example, the
most important dependency of 'xgethostname' is probably 'gethostname',
not 'error'...


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