Quoting Frans Pop (firstname.lastname@example.org): > On Sunday 23 August 2009, Christian Perrier wrote: > > There is *already* such an option. > > Eh, no. Hmm, OK, I overread the description of the parameter. > > 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. Hmmm, so Marc's request then needs some clarification about what is exactly wished. Is it wished that tasksel installing Recommends is made optional through a debconf question? This eventually leading to apt.conf being set to not install recommends. Or is it only wished to have the latter (which I doubt, but still)?
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