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Bug#852002: override: libncurses5:libs/important

Control: retitle -1 override: libncurses5:libs/optional

Andreas Henriksson writes:
> On Fri, Jan 20, 2017 at 06:05:15PM +0100, Sven Joachim wrote:
> [...]
>> Please downgrade the priority so that libncurses5 does not get installed
>> in minimal chroots anymore and can be autoremoved in existing chroots by
>> apt.
> Subject says "override: libncurses5:libs/important" but please
> consider downgrading it to even lower than important!
> The important priority will pull it into a regular debootstrap.
> It's a library, why now have dependencies just pull it in if needed?!
> (Yes, sure there might be some important package depending on it
> and policy says yada, yada... but sooner or later policy
> will get fixed -> #758234 )

I agree that we should try to downgrade libraries to Priority: optional
if possible.

I would still like an ACK from the d-i team (X-Debbugs-Cc'ed).


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