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Re: non-essential required packages

On Thu, 2 Nov 2000, Anthony Towns wrote:

> Hello world,

Hi Anthony,

> Of those remaining,
>     console-data/console-tools/console-tools-libs
>     ldso, makedev, procps
> look like good candidates for essential: yes markers, at least for the
> architectures that actually use them.

ldso can be savely removed from an installation now that ldconfig and ldd
are in libc6.

console-data/console-tools/console-tools-libs: Why should they be
essential? At least on i386 they aren't really needed.

> Cheers,
> aj


A "No" uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a
"Yes" merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
                -- Mahatma Ghandi

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