Bug#908804: [task-desktop] Move xserver-xorg-video-all to recommends
On 09/14/2018 09:03 AM, Alexander Kernozhitsky wrote:
> Package: task-desktop
> Version: 3.45
> Severity: wishlist
> Now task-desktop depends on xserver-xorg-video-all, which forces to have all
> the video drivers in the system, even if they appear unused. I suggest to move
> xserver-xorg-video-all into Recommends and depend on xorg-driver-video (to
> force the system to have at least one video driver installed).
I don't think this makes sense. There's little cost to having unused
drivers around (hell, installing the kernel package gets you loads more
that you can't opt out of), and installing a single random driver is
typically not going to get you anything.