Re: Essentiality of Bash
> Beyond making dash the default /bin/sh, which has already happened, is it
> (still) a long-time goal to make bash not Essential, or did I dream that?
> Because if it is, getting there means adding a lot of "Depends: bash" first,
> and so Lintian should probably add an exception to the (build-)depends-on-
> essential-package-without-using-version check.
I am not aware of such goal for the Debian project. What would be the
motivation for Debian as a distribution?
I am aware of embedded sub-projects wanting to strip the amount of
essential packages to a minimum, but do not believe it is a good
argument for throwing bash out of the essential set for the Debian