Opened 3 years ago

Last modified 4 months ago

## #1746 new enhancement

# Improve chicken-install cyclic dependencies error

Reported by: | Diego | Owned by: | |
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Priority: | minor | Milestone: | 6.0.0 |

Component: | core tools | Version: | 5.2.0 |

Keywords: | chicken-install, egg, dependency, cyclic | Cc: | |

Estimated difficulty: |

### Description

Currently with cyclic dependencies in a complex egg file, `chicken-install`

throws an error like e.g.:

Error: cyclic dependencies: ((math.polynomial.chebyshev math.flonum.functions math.racket-shim math.base) (math.functions.stirling-error math.base math.flonum.functions math.flonum.polyfun math.polynomial.chebyshev math.racket-shim) (math.vector.base) (math.number-theory.tangent-number) (math.number-theory.quadratic-residues math.number-theory.divisibility math.number-theory.modular-arithmetic math.number-theory.base math....

This is quite hard to make sense of (and not to mention incomplete)

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