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Re: Dselect/dpkg feature request



In article <199702231411.JAA00230@vanzandt.mv.com> you write:
>
>Steve McIntyre quotes the suggestion
>>>...maybe we can change the package structure a little, so 
>>>we can include a comment in the control file, and why a package is 
>>>reccomended or suggested.
>
>I agree this information would be useful.  However, can't it be
>included in the Description field?

It could be I suppose, but I think it would be most useful if the reason
was shown in the conflict/suggests screen in dselect. I'd have thought
that would be easiest to implement using a new field.

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