Re: Protecting user changes in developer scripts handled files
On Sun, 3 Feb 2002, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> >>"Nicolas" == Nicolas Boullis <Boullis.Nicolas@libertysurf.fr> writes:
> Nicolas> On Sun, Feb 03, 2002 at 02:30:09PM -0600, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> >> Once the script has incorporated comments generated from this
> >> forum, it shall be packaged -- either as a stand alone package, or a
> >> part of some other, preferably essential, package.
> Nicolas> Why essential?
> So one would not have to add yet another dependency. However,
> this script may well be integrated into dpkg after woody, so
> this is moot.
The PreDepends would still be needed. Even if it is essential. A package
would get upgraded from an older system that doesn't have the package that
contains this script.