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Re: Lintian error: depends-on-essential-package-without-using-version bash

On Sat, 25 Aug 2001, Drew Parsons wrote:
> Depends: bash
> But doing this, lintian gives the warning:
> E: tzwatch: depends-on-essential-package-without-using-version bash
> I can't find much in Debian policy about this, so I'd like to ask, what
> does this error mean, and why is it an error?  Is it correct that I do not

Bash is an essential package, so it MUST be always installed in the system.
You should not depend: on essential packages, unless you need a versioned

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