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Re: Shipping /bin/sh [Re: Moving bash from essential/required to important?]

Bastian Blank <waldi@debian.org> writes:

> On Sun, Apr 10, 2011 at 02:18:49AM +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
>> Here I think we can go one of two ways:
>> 2) "bootstrap" scripts are only executed after the owners (Pre-)Depends
>> have been unpacked. This would allow base-files to setup the links based
>> on available packages and some internal preference list. In this
>> scenario I think base-files should set up /bin/sh and /usr/bin/awk and
>> gain a Pre-Depends: system-shell.
> This will work now. But needs a lot of work to move the system-shell
> name later to another package.
> Bastian

Why? To move it the new package would Pre-Depend on system-shell, gain a
"bootstrap" script and possibly conflict with older base-files.


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