Re: curly brackets a bashism?
Glenn Maynard <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> 7.2 describes Depends, and that's the obvious place to look for the answer to
> the general question "should essential packages be dependencies?", of which
> this is one particular example. (I'd hope the answer is yes or no, and not
> "yes, with the exception of packages providing shells for scripts".)
See Section 2.3.4. Dependencies:
Packages are not required to declare any dependencies they have on
other packages which are marked `Essential' (see below), and should
not do so unless they depend on a particular version of that package.
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