On Sun, 2003-11-02 at 19:27, Frank Küster wrote: > in a package that I maintain (sponsored by a DD), I use a call to > stat. In sarge, /usr/bin/stat is in coreutils - of course I don't need a > dependency on that. *snip* > If coreutils wouldn't be of priority required, > (Policy 3.5). You are required to list dependencies on 'required' packages. You are not required to list dependencies on 'Essential' packages (those marked Essential: yes). (coreutils *is* 'Essential' so you are correct in that you're not required to list that dependency, but from what I could see you had the wrong reason) Scott -- Have you ever, ever felt like this? Had strange things happen? Are you going round the twist?
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