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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 <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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