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Re: Bug#589213: Do not install Exim in minimal system

(Replying to list only.)

On Friday 16 July 2010, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> > Please make some effort to understand how things work before making
> > wild guesses.
> I've spent an effort over several years to understand how d-i is
> working, but thank you for voicing your concern.

For your education, you may be interested in the following threads:
- http://lists.debian.org/debian-boot/2009/07/msg00090.html
- http://lists.debian.org/debian-boot/2009/08/msg00528.html
- http://lists.debian.org/debian-boot/2009/12/msg00115.html
- http://lists.debian.org/debian-boot/2010/02/msg00033.html
  (especially my own reply to that message)

Note that details in the way Recommends are handled has been changed a few 
times until we arrived at the current situation. Some of the info in the 
early threads was superceded by later changes.

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