Re: Release-critical Bugreport for February 7, 1999
On Sun, 7 Feb 1999, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 07, 1999 at 12:15:12AM -0600, BugScan reporter wrote:
> > Package: general (pseudo)
> > Maintainer: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > 32888 base: Removing "Obsolete" package base kills a system
> Is this any more release-critical now than it was for bo or hamm
> (or even rex)? Removing the old timezone package can be pretty nasty too.
Would a new "base" package of extra priority which zeroes
/var/lib/dpkg/info/base.list in the *preinst* and contains absolutely no
files fix this bug?
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