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

Josh Triplett josh at joshtriplett.org
Sun May 17 21:33:03 BST 2020

On Fri, May 15, 2020 at 01:33:42AM +0200, Chris Hofstaedtler wrote:
> * 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.

I was not aware of that.

Any reference to a bug report about that?

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