Re: Bug#493938: ca-certificates needs mktemp without depending on it.
On Wed, Aug 06, 2008 at 11:58:48PM -0300, Philipp Kern wrote:
> To explain the situation: mktemp is essential since 2006-05-18, which
> is the version in Etch. ca-certificates does, of course, not depend on
> it, although it needs it in postinst. This is already the second bug
> report I got about this issue, so it seems not that uncommon.
> The problem: Machines upgraded from Sarge to Etch won't get mktemp
> pulled in, because nothing depends on essential packages. They won't
FWIW, etch's debianutils depends on mktemp, and debianutils was
essential in sarge too.
Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>