> Can we also apply this to packages that have both console and X versions?
> Quite frankly I think it is foolish that vim requires X to run on the console.
> The same with mtr. Both packages might easily be found on a headless, X-less
> computer running some basic functionality.
I *strongly* agree, but debian-policy prohibits it,
btw, vim-tiny doesn't use X, thankfully the maintainer of that
package has more sense than the policy makers.
5.8. Programs for the X Window System
Some programs can be configured with or without support for the X
Window System. Typically, binaries produced with support for X will
need the X shared libraries to run.
Such programs should be configured _with_ X support, and should
declare a dependency on `xlib6g' (which contains X shared libraries).
Users who wish to use the program can install just the relatively
small `xfree86-common' and `xlib6g' packages, and do not need to
install the whole of X.
Do not create two versions (one with X support and one without) of