Re: Should the X packages pre-depend on awk?
Steve Langasek <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> BTW, the packages backupninja, dlocate, gt5, linuxdoc-tools, and
> lsb-core appear to have spurious dependencies on either 'awk' or 'mawk |
awk is spurious. mawk | gawk *probably* is, but it's possible that the
semantics there are intentional ("relies on features provided explicitly
by mawk and gawk but not by a generic awk implementation").
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>