Re: Accepted sdm 0.4.1-2 (source all)
On Sat, Jun 26, 2010 at 02:40:37PM +0100, Julien Cristau wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 26, 2010 at 12:57:45 +0000, Vagrant Cascadian wrote:
> > sdm (0.4.1-2) unstable; urgency=low
> > .
> > * No longer include dash as a dependency; it is included in essential.
> > * Add lintian overrides for missing-dep-for-interpreter dash, as dash
> > is now essential.
> My understanding was that dash was only in the Essential set as the
> default provider of /bin/sh, and that /bin/dash was explicitly *not*
> guaranteed to stay in Essential, and thus packages using that need to
> keep their dependencies. Did I misunderstand, or is the above change
And that's why dash should _not_ set "Essential: yes"