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Re: "Defaults for satisfying dependencies - ordering" gone?

Josip Rodin <joy@cibalia.gkvk.hr> wrote:
> On Sun, May 13, 2001 at 09:07:30AM +1000, Herbert Xu wrote:
>> >>From a package dependency point of view, almost essential is a world away
>> from actually being essential.

> Packages can assume that the user has means of editing config files without
> declaring a dependency on any single editor.

> If you feel it's not comparable to the situation where packages can assume
> they can run ls without declaring a dependency on fileutils, fine, but
> that's nitpicking...

I'm not talking about editing config files here.  I'm more interested in
programs that invoke /usr/bin/editor.
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