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Re: need input: essential packages and pre-depends

Santiago Vila writes ("Re: need input: essential packages and pre-depends"):
> For example, if diff is essential, it should Pre-Depends on libc6, because
> otherwise maintainer scripts which use it would fail. Right?

Yes.  But if diff3 uses a different library, that wouldn't need a
Pre-Depends.  (We should document what commands/features you may use
from from an Essential package.)


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