Re: Uploaded anacron_1.0.1-1 (source all) to master
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- Subject: Re: Uploaded anacron_1.0.1-1 (source all) to master
- From: Christian Schwarz <email@example.com>
- Date: Fri, 20 Sep 1996 11:56:12 +0200 (MET DST)
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Some pointed out, that if you change the distribution from "experimental"
to "unstable", someone has to change an "override" file. Can someone
please give me a hint what I have to do?
And here is another problem:
On Thu, 19 Sep 1996, Christian Hudon wrote:
> On Thu, 19 Sep 1996, Christian Schwarz wrote:
> > On Thu, 19 Sep 1996, Christian Hudon wrote:
> > > As for perl, everyone already has perl, since it's a required package. So
> > > that's not a problem.
> > I just had a look at it with dpkg -s and it says "important", but not
> > "required". Another guy told me that it would be fine if it didn't depend
> > on perl. Well, I actually don't know if it's worth the trouble rewriting
> > it in C.
> Ugh. I checked back and perl is indeed only 'important'. (And it's not
> marked essential.) Which is kind of weird because lots of important stuff
> (i.e. start-stop-daemon, which is in the dpkg package) need perl but dont
> "Depend" on it. So looks like you can go ahead without adding "Depends:
> perl". Looks like what needs to be fixed is perl. It should be either
> "Required" or "Essential"... But I guess this would be better discussed on
Should we report this as a bug?
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