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Re: [debian-devel] Re: Ancient architecture

On Sun, Mar 28, 2004 at 07:32:45PM +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> John Hasler <john@dhh.gt.org> writes:
> > Goswin von Brederlow writes:
> > > Maybe important is too strong but standard would be a good middle
> > > ground. So many Debian users will need ppp for their modem or dsl
> > > connection to install additional packages.
> > 
> > PPP is in base so it takes a special effort to get rid of it even though
> > it's optional.
> Is ppp optional so that dselect won't keep adding it back in when it
> was removed?

dselect doesn't do that. It installs *new* standard packages, but not
standard packages it's already seen.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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