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Re: essential packages and Pre-Depends

'Santiago Vila wrote:'
>FYI: I have submitted ("grave") bugs against all essential packages not
>using the Predepends: header.
>There was already a discussion on this for the gzip case, so I consider
>this has been already discussed.

But gzip is needed by dpkg to unpack .debs.  Several of these other
packages are "essential" for other reasons.

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