Re: Bug#32888: marked as done (base: Removing "Obsolete" package base kills a system)
On Sun, Mar 26, 2000 at 11:03:27AM -0000, Debian Bug Tracking System wrote:
> The base package doesn't exist any more for quite a long time, those first
> time Debian user are most of them quite good and knows what to do to
> correct this problem. Furthermore for those who can't, they simply have
> to not remove the base package (which is guaranteed by its essential
> flag)... this bug deserves no more to be open.
I think we are closing bugs for the sake of it here. Any reason
why the suggestion can't be implemented? (ie make base-files.postinst
truncate base.list). OK it's not a very nice solution but there isn't
a better one. I personally have nuked the base package and lost all
my devices this way.
Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>