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Re: Inclusion of kernel version in kernel package names: A followup

 "Craig" == Craig Sanders <cas@taz.net.au> suggests that
	      one or more of the maintainers of the essential base
	 packages have "Depends: kernel-image".

	This may work, as far as installation goes, espescially if we
 use pre-depends or the like. I am not very comfortable with removing
 the essentials flag, however, since a naive user can then render the
 system inoperable (I have just been told by a colleague that that
 that is the essence of a good tool: it is powerful and flexible
 enough for you to shoot yourself in the foot with).

	Hmm, is the essentials flag molly-coddling? 

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