Bug#301345: debian-cd: depends on netpbm and syslinux
|--==> Steve McIntyre writes:
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SM> On Fri, Mar 25, 2005 at 10:39:19AM +0100, Free Ekanayaka wrote:
>>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
>>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.