Re: mawk is a required package but I have replaced it with gawk
On Sat, 19 Jul 2003, Dan Jacobson wrote:
> I was thinking that to have a "valid" debian system, all "required"
> packages must be installed.
That's true for essential package, but required != essential.
> I'm just going from the feeling of the word "required". I'm no
> debian pro. I mean if the Space Shuttle took off without some
> "required packages" on board, there might be legal ramifications.
Legal ramifications? The default /etc/motd in Debian says:
Debian GNU/Linux comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY, to the extent
permitted by applicable law.
Either you didn't install Debian yet, or you don't understand how free