Re: Bug#459403: libuuid1: missing depends on non-essential package passwd
On Sat, Jan 12, 2008 at 03:41:01AM -0800, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > I don't think "but we don't want to make adduser Priority: required" is
> > a good enough reason to add global static IDs; and passwd doesn't need
> > to be made Essential just because an Essential package depends on it
> > (Essential isn't closed under dependency).
> The use case here was that passwd would be a dependency of a pre-dependency
> of an essential package, which does promote it into the effective essential
Well, I'm happy to make a request for a static ID, or not; do we have
a consensus here whether I should do this?