Re: Intention to change priority of console-tools
> Joey Hess wrote:
> > Santiago Vila wrote:
> > > For example, if I lose the dpkg executable I can download it by ftp,
> > > uncompress it by using ar and tar, and put it in /usr/bin.
> > That's really rather different than using alternative means to access a
> > system or work around a broken keyboard or whatever.
> It's not so different. It would be an "alternative" way to install dpkg.
> Very often, Unix allows doing things in several ways, all of them with
> the same result.
> My point is that "becoming a real PITA for most people if missing" should
> be a reason enough to keep the required priority of a given package.
I fully support you position, with a swiss-german keyboard it's allmost
impossible to do anything with an US keymap.