Re: Bug #32888: The old `base' package.
On Tue, Mar 09, 1999 at 01:20:46PM +0100, Santiago Vila wrote:
> This is contradictory. If removing it would hose the system, then it has a
> good reason to be essential.
> The fact that new systems do not have a package named "base" does not mean
> this package is not essential for systems having it installed.
> [ Proof: Remove it and see what happens ].
I agree that it is presently essential not to remove it. However,
it serves no useful purpose; therefore it is not essential.
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