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Re: Bug#6394: dpkg: dselect's treatment of Recommends

joey@kite.ml.org (Joey Hess) writes:

> I suggest that dselect be changed to handle recommends more like it 
> currently handles suggests.

I don't think that's a good idea.  The problem is that recommends is
being used when suggests would be more appropriate.  I expect
appropriate uses of Recommends to be rare.

>From Programmer's 8.2:
	The Recommends field should list packages that would be found
	together with this one in all but unusual installations.


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