Re: new package format
Eugene Gorodinsky <email@example.com> wrote:
> On windows a program may contain some optional components, which you
> can choose at install time. This approach (I mean having some main
> package and some required and some optional subpackages inside it) is
> quite user-friendly. Neither dpkg nor apt have this functionality in
> them, and I do not think it's possible to implement it without
> changing the package format.
Recommends and Suggests do exactly that.