Re: Does it have perl or not?
>>>>> "Anton" == Anton Zinoviev <email@example.com> writes:
Anton> As a maintainer of console-cyrillic I have the following
Anton> problem. I want this package not to depend on perl, I want
Anton> it to only recommend perl. The package contains a startup
Anton> shell script in /etc/rcS.d. I want this script to have
Anton> different behaviour depending on wether the package perl is
Anton> installed in the system. Is there some reliable way to
Anton> check if perl is installed? I don't want to use dpkg,
Anton> because this is too slow.
If perl-base provides all the functionality you need, you don't need
to Depend or Recommend on anything as perl-base is essential.
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