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Bug#301345: debian-cd: depends on netpbm and syslinux

|--==> Steve McIntyre writes:

  SM> [1  <text/plain; us-ascii (quoted-printable)>]
  SM> On Fri, Mar 25, 2005 at 10:39:19AM +0100, Free Ekanayaka wrote:
  >>Package: debian-cd
  >>Version: 2.2.21
  >>Severity: important
  >>I'm using the CVS version of debian-cd.
  >>The following programs are used by the boot-i386 script:
  >>the first two  belonging to the netpbm  package while the  last to the
  >>syslinux one.
  >>However debian-cd does not depends on either netpbm or syslinux.

  SM> Standard policy in debian-cd so far has been to just Recommend: or
  SM> Suggest: most things. But syslinux and netpbm are not listed there
  SM> either... :-)

  SM> I'm actually tempted to upgrade most of the suggested / recommended
  SM> stuff to direct Depends: in fact, as otherwise it's very possible to
  SM> waste hours trying to build CDs and DVDs that just don't work.

Yes, moreover those packages should  be tiny ones.



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