Re: [PROPOSAL] Full text of GPL must be included
firstname.lastname@example.org (Thomas Bushnell, BSG) writes:
> I think it would be clearer, and not *that* much of a problem, if we
> added a dependency on base-files.
Note that "base-files" is an essential package, which means that either:
(1) the user is running Debian, which means that this package is already
(2) the user is not running Debian, which means that dependencies are
useless and likely to be ignored.
Therefore, having every GPLed package depend on "base-files" is