On Thu, Jul 04, 2002 at 09:27:26AM +0000, Miquel van Smoorenburg wrote: > >Why not use a virtual package (initscripts or so) on which an essential > >package (like sysvinit) depends? That way you can easily replace the > >initscripts. > Ah, so > sysvinit-bin Depends: initscripts-base > initscripts-sysvinit: Provides: initscripts-base > initscripts-bsd: Provides: initscripts-base Why've you got sysvinit renamed to sysvinit-bin? Essential packages should Pre-Depend: rather than Depend: on packages they need in almost all cases. > What was the official procedure again to register virtual packages? File a bug on debian-policy? Cheers, aj -- Anthony Towns <email@example.com> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/> I don't speak for anyone save myself. GPG signed mail preferred. ``If you don't do it now, you'll be one year older when you do.''
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