Re: Bug#6394: dpkg: dselect's treatment of Recommends
firstname.lastname@example.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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