Re: Bug#14927: dpkg-perl should be marked essential
On Mon, 17 Nov 1997, Christian Schwarz wrote:
> However, I think it's a "policy decision": We've already decided to
> include perl-base in our base system and tag it `Essential' so every
> package can make use of the basic perl stuff without any dependencies. And
> since dpkg-perl is so small and provides a really "clean" way to access
> dpkg's databases, I don't see any disadvantage of tagging it `Essential'.
> Any comments are appreciated.
sounds like a good idea to me (especially the clean way for inst/rm scripts
to access the dpkg databases).
if it comes to a vote, i'm in favour.
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