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Re: Bug #32888: The old `base' package.

On Tue, Mar 09, 1999 at 07:12:06PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 09, 1999 at 07:55:03PM +0100, Santiago Vila wrote:
> > I'm trying to understand what kind of harm does the existence of the base
> > package which has to be considered as a "bug".

> I'm trying to understand what kind of harm the existence of the old,
> obsolete X font and static library packages cause which necessitates
> their consideration as "bugs".

The system does not break horribly if you force the removal of the font
packages. It does if you do the same with base.

I think there is a difference. Let us stay fair and compare apples with
apples and oranges with oranges, okay?


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