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Well yes I had read that but the question is why is gnome-core under Debian installing this in the first place. I have never noticed this getting installed before on other Debian installs so why has it now started to install this?
Do you have a DECnet card in the server? Is this an Alpha system?
Not an Alpha system, just a standard PC. I was just about to say no DECnet card but then realised that it has a DLink network card in it and I can recall that some of these used to install under NT4 using a DEC 21048? or something driver. I wonder if this NIC has a DEC chip on it which is causing the DECnet component to be installed.
Distribution: Debian Sid AMD64, Raspbian Wheezy, Slackware Current AMD64, various VMs
I've had that message pop up too but never thought to look into why. I don't recall the exact package I was installing or upgrading but I know it was Gnome related.
Edit: seems there's libdnet installed due to libroar2 being dependant on it, so that just leads to more questions.