[Whonix-devel] #19409 [Circumvention/Snowflake]: Make a deb of snowflake and get into Debian

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#19409: Make a deb of snowflake and get into Debian
 Reporter:  adrelanos                |          Owner:  cohosh
     Type:  enhancement              |         Status:  assigned
 Priority:  High                     |      Milestone:
Component:  Circumvention/Snowflake  |        Version:
 Severity:  Major                    |     Resolution:
 Keywords:                           |  Actual Points:
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Comment (by eighthave):

 Circular dependencies are supported in Debian packages, but it can be a
 bit painful to manage if there are multiple.  As part of our work on the
 Debian Android Tools Team, we have to manage interwoven circular
 dependencies. We have organized the package update process into stages to
 manage it:

 Basically, you'll have to bootstrap the circular deps by uploading a
 limited version of A that is enough to build B, then uploading the full
 version of the B, then uploading the full version of A.  Each time the API
 changes, then you'll have to do this process again.  If the API stays the
 same, then this bootstrapping procedure only needs to happen at the

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