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Bug#996955: task-desktop silently pulls in task-desktop-gnome via Recommends



On Thu 21 Oct 2021 at 17:27:22 +0200, Fabian Greffrath wrote:

> Hi Holger,
> 
> thanks for your reply!
> 
> Am 21.10.2021 16:31, schrieb Holger Wansing:
> > Selecting "Desktop Environment", but not choose one of the displayed
> > possiblities (like "GNOME", "KDE" and so on) is not the way, how this
> > dialog was designed, I guess.
> 
> Yes, apparently. :/

I think this is exactly the way it was designed. Whether the design
is the best is what has been brought up in this report.

There is the concept of "default desktop". At the present time it is
Gnome. The first selection is for the default. The description for
task-desktop says:

  This task package is used to install the Debian desktop.

Regards,

Brian.


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