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Bug#543256: Make installing recommends optional

On Sunday 23 August 2009, Christian Perrier wrote:
> There is *already* such an option.

Eh, no.

> Actually, this is a preseedable parameter that's documented in
> http://d-i.alioth.debian.org/manual/en.i386/apbs04.html#preseed-pkgsel

That parameter has absolutely NO effect on tasksel. Read the description 
in the manual carefully!

> # By default, packages that are only Recommended by packages installed
> using # pkgsel/include (as opposed to their dependencies) will not be
> installed. # Uncomment this line to install Recommends as well.
> #d-i pkgsel/include/install-recommends boolean true
> Please note that D-I does *not* install Recommends when it installs
> tasks. However, of course, the installed system has the default setting
> of Recommends being installed.

Eh, yes it does. Joey changed that some time ago.

tasksel (2.79) unstable; urgency=low
  * Install recommends by default.
 -- Otavio Salvador <otavio@debian.org>  Mon, 18 May 2009 14:43:08 -0300

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