Re: Essential pacakges
On Sun, 8 Mar 1998, Yann Dirson wrote:
> Jason Gunthorpe writes:
> > In this case one packages is not older, they both exist in hamm. They are
> > both equally important and I presume that in some instance someone will
> > want to have the 'cmpr' version of e2fsprogs.
> > The trouble is that a tool like deity cannot provide automatic
> > installation of essential packages during a big upgrade because of this
> > problem!
> As e2compr has priority "extra", and e2fsprogs has priority
> "required", deity should be able to solve the problem adequately.
No, for that exact reason deity considers e2compr as less important in ALL
cases. If you have it installed it will be removed and e2fsprogs will be
put in it's place (if you run the distribution upgrade only).
This is unacceptable because you probably had e2compr installed for some
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