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Re: Tweaking tasks

On Mon, Jun 11, 2012 at 08:14:28PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
>Steve McIntyre wrote:
>> No, not yet at least. To be honest, I've had a lot of pressure to just
>> add all the Recommends anyway recently to match what people would
>> install by default. That's what I've done so far.
>It's complicated. Sometimes we drop a package from a direct Recommends
>in a task-* package because a metapackage like gnome has the same
>Recommends. I do feel that deeper recommends could be omitted (or sorted
>to the end of the package list) and get a working CD, but it would
>require testing.

Hmmm, much more complexity that way... :-/

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
"The problem with defending the purity of the English language is that
 English is about as pure as a cribhouse whore. We don't just borrow words; on
 occasion, English has pursued other languages down alleyways to beat them
 unconscious and rifle their pockets for new vocabulary."  -- James D. Nicoll

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