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Re: Bug#155376: what is default editor in /bin

On Sun, Aug 04, 2002 at 07:16:56PM +0200, Santiago Vila wrote:
> On Sun, 4 Aug 2002, Osamu Aoki wrote:
> > I did not realize nano-tiny.  So removal of "ae" during upgrade did not
> > trigger installation of "nano-tiny".  That is a problem.
> That is not a problem. Packages are not automagically removed during
> upgrades just because no new releases of them are available anymore.
> Either you did something wrong, or you discovered a dpkg/apt bug.

Well as I said in the other thread, I expected some reasonable editor
existed for /bin in "required", "important" ... and erased ae package by
my finger.  nano was in /usr/bin

> >  * nano-tiny needs to be "Required"
> > [...]
> I don't think ae should have been required in the past to begin with.
> The important thing is that some editor is available by default after
> installing a system from scratch. Upgrading from potato to woody
> should not make any new "required" editor to be installed automatically.

I retracted request for this but still insisting important for some
editor in /bin.

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 Osamu Aoki @ Cupertino CA USA

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