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Re: Bug#2807: X <-> cpp dependency?

On Wed, 1 May 1996, David Engel wrote:

> > > The problem is that the links /usr/bin/cpp and /lib/cpp don't come
> > > with gcc. If gcc really gives everything, it should give these
> > > symlinks as well.
> >
> > I think they now do in the very latest version, released yesterday.
> That's right, though there is one scenario due to a bug in previous
> versions where /lib/cpp may be deleted.  It is fixed by reinstalling.
> I'm going to fix it in the next version.

Does gcc now have 'Provides: cpp'?

I had to install cpp 2.7.2-6 (even though i already had gcc 2.7.2-6
installed!) a week or so ago because netstd depended on cpp.

maybe netstd should depend on 'cpp | gcc'? or maybe gcc should provide


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