[Pkg-shadow-devel] Bug#960638: Bug#960638: login no longer needs to be essential

Chris Hofstaedtler chris at hofstaedtler.name
Fri May 15 00:33:42 BST 2020

* Josh Triplett <josh at joshtriplett.org> [200515 00:21]:
> It should still have priority "required", and
> perhaps "Important: yes" so that apt makes sure the user doesn't remove
> it by accident, but it doesn't need "Essential: yes" anymore.

However, if you keep Important: yes, you'll discover that the Debian
tooling doesn't deal with this properly, and your package won't
migrate to testing. So ... I'd recommend avoiding Important: yes.


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