On Sat, 2006-12-30 at 10:17 -0600, Carlo Segre wrote: > Hello All: > > If a new version of a package drops a dependency on a previously required > package, should an install-time reminder be given to the user? I don't > really want to add debconf clutter for such a trivial matter but it is > probably not good to leave a potentially orphaned package around. > > Any suggestions would be appreciated. Apt/aptitude can remove installed-for-dependency packages automatically. So theres no need to do anything. It should be listed in the debian changelog anyway, so it will be documented regardless. -Rob -- GPG key available at: <http://www.robertcollins.net/keys.txt>.
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