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Re: Shrinking the "base" section

Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@datasync.com> writes:

> >>"Sven" == Sven Rudolph <sr1@os.inf.tu-dresden.de> writes:
> Sven> Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@datasync.com> writes:
> >> The proposed (and accepted) solution for perl was to create a
> >> perl-base package, which is on the base system and essential, and
> >> to have the perl packaeg *supplement* it (no conflicts, no
> >> replacement). This may not yet have been implemented.
> Sven> This was implemented, but it isn't used anymore because it was
> Sven> implemented in a way that caused serious problems.
> 	This happens not to be the case. Please look at what I wrote:
>  perl is to ***supplement*** perl-base, which is ***required*** and
>  ***essential***. This has *never* been implemented.
> 	 There is already too much confusion about this issue; please
>   do not spread any more. 
> 	The previous incorrect implementation had the package perl
>  *replacing* perl-base, which caused all kinds of grief.

You are right ...

Sven Rudolph <sr1@inf.tu-dresden.de>

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