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Re: [RFC] Changing APT to pre-depend on ${shlibs:Depends}

On Fri, May 20, 2011 at 13:58:08 +0200, Julian Andres Klode wrote:

> We basically know the reasons on both sides. Most objections are of
> social nature (fear of "APT has a Pre-Depends, let's add one to"), and
> Eugene thinks it is unfair if APT were to pre-depend on things while
> Cupt would not, ignoring the differences in numbers of users and
> priority (important vs optional).
Err, no.  One of the objections, IIRC, was that adding pre-depends
doesn't improve anything for anyone, since apt already considers itself
essential internally.


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