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Re: Moving bash from essential/required to important?

On Tue, Apr 05, 2011 at 03:14:12PM +0200, Cyril Brulebois wrote:
> Luk Claes <luk@debian.org> (04/04/2011):
> > The most obvious reason to not degrade bash to Priority: important
> > is obviously that one needs to declare a dependency on bash when
> > it's used in a package. Which means quite some packages will need to
> > be changed.

> What is the most obvious reason to degrade bash to Priority: important?

> (I can understand shell maintainers would like to get bash out of
> their way, but how many (other) people really want to get rid of it?)

Anybody doing development for embedded systems. :)

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