Re: "Defaults for satisfying dependencies - ordering" gone?
On Sun, May 13, 2001 at 10:38:09AM +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.
Well, see Policy section 12.4. "Editors and pagers".
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