Re: Essential [Re: Switching /bin/sh to dash (part two)]
"Giacomo A. Catenazzi" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Russ Allbery wrote:
>> awk is essential. Specific awk implementations are not, but the
>> interface is essential. This is something that we've discussed many
>> times over the years and I'm absolutely certain that statement is
> awk is a virtual package, so it could not be essential. Virtual packages
> have not package flags.
I'm not sure what I can say here other than "you're wrong."
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>