Re: base dependency warning
Darren O. Benham writes:
> The original authors of Lintian, however, felt value in including base and
> oldlibs in the check.
It's their choice ;)
> For my opinion, base section should either be defined as to what goes in
> and who decides or the base section removed.
I choose the second ;) What's the point in using the sectionning
feature to caracterize the inclusion into base.tgz, which is a
completely orthogonal issue, thus shadowing otherwise useful information ?
> In reality, the base section idea could be better served by shuffling the
> priorities and better defining the levels... but that's another issue.
Not even that, IMHO. base.tgz is determined by the boot-floppies
team, and using either maintainer-defined fields will cause
duplication of the decision path, and thus probably headaches for some