Re: Debian FTPMaster Meeting, September
>> - dak policy
>> That is, a command so $whoever_DD can do "policy work" on a suite,
>> which is otherwise run by ftpmaster. Examples: backports.org,
>> volatile, possibly p-u. The teams of that define which packages go
>> in those suites, while ftpmaster runs the suite (and has the usual
>> legalise stuff and general rules around the archive).
> Will the "other" suites have policy changes as deeply as volatile has
> suffered since you took over?
If that means getting rid of such abominations as the clamav-data has
been, then we will happily make any such ones, yes. Sanity is better
Essential packages are required to provide all of their core
functionality even when unconfigured, hence they cannot require
libc. Libc therefore is not an essential package.