[Pkg-postgresql-public] Bug#887251: postgresql-common should depend on e2fsprogs explicitly

Andreas Henriksson andreas at fatal.se
Wed Jan 24 22:36:08 UTC 2018

Control: tags -1 + pending

On Tue, Jan 23, 2018 at 10:16:24AM +0100, Christoph Berg wrote:
> Given that a typical install will probably have e2fsprogs installed
> anyway, I guess it won't matter much if we chose Recommends or
> Suggests here. I'll go with Recommends as that code path is taken for
> basically all users, and the result should be predictable.
> https://salsa.debian.org/postgresql/postgresql-common/commit/d4a4aaad7cbc0796204f3b8cf66b7e8f26454e54

Thanks for the update. I agree with your view. All (normal)
installations will have e2fsprogs installed, so specifying a dependency
is (unlike normal case) here basically a way to say "if you explicitly
remove e2fsprogs on your stupid embedded system or container, then you
must also remove my package" (either for technical or non-technical

Andreas Henriksson

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