Re: What's Debian's /usr/src policy
Dale Scheetz <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> While your test is correct, a little research shows that it does not apply
> here. First, timezone is a required package, but is not marked Essential!
> Second, I just finished building the libc6 packages (which now include
> timezones) and had no trouble installing timezones over the old timezone.
Oops, to be honest, I was just assuming that this was the problem. I
had seen this problem before, saw that timezones is not essential, so
assumed that timezone is essential.
Sorry for wasting your time. At least we established a small point in
the conflicts/replaces mechanism. I'll file a bug against packaging
manual that an explanatory sentence be added to 8.3.
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