Bug#3068: gzip package must not include compress link
Brian C. White writes:
>> Please do not keep the uncompress link! I will make a compress package
>> available with both compress/uncompress and I think it would be bad to
>> have both packages test for the other's links while installing.
>I disagree with that. I, for one, will probably never install the "compress"
>package and yet I want to be able to "uncompress" things. Since gzip can
>uncompress ".Z" files just fine, I'd say that it is the "compress" package
>that should _not_ be making the link.
We have alternatives for these situations. Can't we use them.
I won't use compress, but might want to uncompress some using gzip.