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Re: bashims in debian/rules

Santiago Vila Doncel <sanvila@unex.es> wrote:
> Stupid question: May a virtual package have the "essential" flag?
> If the answer is "no", and this is the *only* (technical) reason why we do
> not have a virtual package named "posix-shell" to satisfy dependencies on
> /bin/sh, then we should consider bash as non-essential.

I'm not sure a virtual package should every be able to have a
higher status than any of the real packages which fulfill it.


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