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Re: Pre-Depends for postgresql

On Thu, 16 Oct 2003 19:00, Martin Pitt wrote:
> The package postgresql needs to use 'adduser' and 'addgroup' in its
> preinst script to properly save the current database before upgrading
> (cf. Bug #180199). Therefore it should pre-depend on 'adduser'.

Why would there be an issue on depending on a more important package?

Having an optional/misc package pre-depend on an important/base package seems 
like a non-issue to me.

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