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Bug#34652: PROPOSAL] Policy is not clear about nawk.

Santiago Vila wrote:
> The bug:
> =======
> The /usr/doc/debian-policy/virtual-package-names-list.text.gz file says:
> awk                     Anything providing suitable /usr/bin/{awk,nawk}
> So: Is "nawk" an approved virtual package name or not? It appears in the
> right-hand side but not in the left-hand side!

I don't see the problem.  awk is a virtual package that provides the
binaries /usr/bin/awk and /usr/bin/nawk, both of them new awks.
There's no bug anywhere.

Richard Braakman

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