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Re: dropping dependencies for a package

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.

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