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Re: predepends on libc6?

>>"Ian" == Ian Jackson <ian@chiark.greenend.org.uk> writes:

Ian> Bdale asks:
>> In bug report 15091, Christian Meder suggests to me that I make
>> gzip predepend on libc6.  It is not clear to me that this is a good
>> thing to do.

Ian> Christian Meder is right.  Packages that are Essential (ie, ones
Ian> without which the packaging system breaks) should use Pre-Depends
Ian> for things that they absolutely must have to support the
Ian> packaging system.

	Noted. I'll try to ensure that Deity is also cognizant of this

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