[Debconf-devel] Bug#823852: debconf-i18n: Wrong priority ("required" despite it isn't)

Axel Beckert abe at debian.org
Mon May 9 16:22:32 UTC 2016

Package: debconf-i18n
Severity: normal
Version: 1.5.59


while debconf-i18n might be useful ot be installed initially, it's
definitely not a "required" package (anymore):

debconf only "Recommends" it and I have tons of systems which work very
well without debconf-i18n for years now.

So please downgrade debconf-i18n's priority to either "important" or

-- System Information:
Debian Release: stretch/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (990, 'unstable'), (600, 'testing'), (500, 'unstable-debug'), (500, 'buildd-unstable'), (400, 'stable'), (110, 'experimental'), (1, 'experimental-debug'), (1, 'buildd-experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux 4.5.0-trunk-amd64 (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: sysvinit (via /sbin/init)

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