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Re: Bug#50832: AMENDMENT] Clarify meaning of Essential: yes



On Fri, Dec 10, 1999 at 02:06:47AM -0800, Chris Waters wrote:
> Furthermore, it occurs to me that the problem isn't just essential
> packages.  If libc6 fails to work during an upgrade, we're equally bad
> off, but libc6 isn't essential.  So, the proposal is not only
> ambiguous and redundant, but misdirected as well.  Only the fact that
> it's harmless (because it's redundant) keeps me from formally
> objecting.  :-)

*sigh*

How about coming up with something better then?

Sheesh.

Cheers,
aj

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