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Re: ITP: libsafe (again, and need a sponsor...)

Okay, you're probably right, it just leaves me with one question: Why (the
hell) isn't perl essential ?!??!?


On Wed, 14 Jun 2000, Julian Gilbey wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 14, 2000 at 03:02:45PM +0200, Ron Rademaker wrote:
> > I did write the script in a way it uses only the essential packages (perl,
> > rm and touch, AFAIK available on every system), currently I've made it a
> > debian package, if you would like to take a look at the script, you can
> > find it on my ftp-site:
> perl-5.005-base is required, but is not listed as essential.  In fact,
> I've just noticed that one of my packages which uses perl in the
> preinst should therefore have a Pre-Depends line.  (Any comments on
> this, anyone?)
> But as a general thing, using sh for scripts in such base packages is
> probably healthier.
> > ftp://rademaker.dhs.org
> > it's in pub/linux/debian/packages
> > the .deb is in binary-i386 (actually this perl script is usable on any
> > arch) and the sources in sources (duh...)
> Will look...
>    Julian
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