Re: Base package/shared library issues (was: Bug#2436 ...)
> Why are there any base packages that aren't marked Essential ? What
> are their semantics ?
I don't know. That's why I asked.
A quick check of my system revealed that of the 43 .deb files in base,
have an 'Essential: Yes' line in their control file.
has an 'Essential: No' line and the rest don't have any 'Essential:'
line at all.
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