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Re: Default MTA and dependencies

Tollef Fog Heen <tollef@add.no> immo vero scripsit

> | Tollef> The dependencies on just mail-transport-agent is a bug, afaik,
> | 
> | Why? This looks just fine to me. Some programs just need a mail
> | transport agent, without any preference.
> Depending on only a virtual package gives APT hiccups, AFAIK.

It would confuse automatic scripts, such as a build daemon.
They are special-casing such dependencies currently.


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