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Re: Bug#443769: rt2500-source: Missing dependency on bzip2

On Tue, Sep 25, 2007 at 11:30:37AM +0200, Patrick Schoenfeld wrote:
> Steve Greenland wrote:
> > It seems to me that module-assistant should recommend/depend on bzip2,
> > since it is presumably m-a that is calling it.
> Since it seems as if not every module package is distributed as a bzip2
> tarball I think Recommends would be suffice. Because it is a strong, but
> not absolute, dependency as described by the policy.

True, but what would be the harm in depending on bzip2? Given that
module-assistant installs build-essential it doesn't seem like space is
an important consideration.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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