Re: Why are the gcc-*-base packages priority:required?
On Fri, Aug 08, 2014 at 07:46:24PM -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:
> Cyril Brulebois <email@example.com> writes:
> > I'd therefore contact the relevant maintainers to make sure, probably
> > through a bug report asking for a priority downgrade.
> It looks like the only remaining purpose for gcc-4.9-base is to create the
> /usr/lib/gcc/<arch>/4.9.1 symlink?
and to provide the /usr/share/doc/gcc-4.9-base directory which gets
used as the targets for the symlinks: