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Bug#182422: anna: packages without menu-item should be full installed

tis 2003-02-25 klockan 13.30 skrev Matt Kraai:
> On Tue, Feb 25, 2003 at 12:23:20PM +0100, Thorsten Sauter wrote:
> > normal packages will be full installed after the menu-item was selected.
> > In this case the maintainer scripts are executed.
> > 
> > But packages without a menu-item will never be installed this way. They
> > will not installed until a dependency force this.
> > This will break the usage of these packages from the console (tty2), or
> > packages with can't be included in the Depend field (eg kernel modules)

Well, any package that a menu item *depends* (or recursively depends) on
will be configured, actually, so I guess we should make sure
dependencies are correct? Is there a particular broken case you have in

> > So, anna should detect, if there is no menu-item assigned and then
> > install the package.
> Won't this break the di-utils-fake-* packages?

Yes it will. We have been talking about redesigning this though, perhaps
using Recommends instead.


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