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Re: Perl issues

Vincent Renardias <vincent@waw.com> writes:

> I think perl-base should not be Essential, since it will be replaced 
> anyway once the installation completes. "perl" should be essential though.
> (Or can "essential" packages be replaced by dpkg?)

I think maybe you misread the proposal.  Under the scheme proposed
(which seems like the right one), perl will no longer replace
perl-base, but supplement it.  In such a scenario, it's perfectly OK
for perl-base to be essential.


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