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Re: Essentiality of Bash

On Wed, 23 Jun 2010 16:58:58 +0200, Goswin von Brederlow
<goswin-v-b@web.de> wrote:
>I think for that goal it would be good for lintian to add an exception
>to the (build-)depends-on-essential-package-without-using-version check.
>That does not mean that bash should stop being essential in Debian any
>time soon.

I have never understood that rule in the first place. Why am I not
allowed to depend on an essential package, it's just clearer
documentation, and doesn't hurt.

What am I missing?

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