Re: Bug #32888: The old `base' package.
On Tue, Mar 09, 1999 at 11:45:35AM +0100, Santiago Vila wrote:
> base was not "essential in the past".
> base is still essential now for people who have it installed.
It is only essential now because removing it would hose the system.
It is othrewise unimportant; base-files and base-password provide
the exact same functionality.
IMHO, it is not essential.
> Why should we remove it? Just because it is called "obsolete" by dselect?
That is a reasonable thing to do, IMHO.
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