Re: Uploaded sgrep 0.99-4.1 (source i386) to master
On 24 Nov 1997, Rob Browning wrote:
> Greg Stark <email@example.com> writes:
> > > * changed to recommend wish (closes Bug#12353)
> > Why? What does this program have to do with tk, tcl, or wish?
> Good point. I was just improving the situation over what came before.
> Sgrep used to recommend a particular version of tk. I didn't
> investigate the package thoroughly enough to know why it made that
> recommendation in the first place, so I didn't feel comfortable
> removing it completely. If I get some time, and the real maintainer
> doesn't step forward, I'll check it out.
> > I get annoyed by packages randomly suggesting other unrelated
> > packages. It's worst when it's "Recommends" since dselect won't
> > let you exit normally without complying.
> Certainly can't argue with that.
The sgrep package includes a Tcl/Tk based GUI to access the sgrep
command. It can be used to build complex search patterns.
Since sgrep runs without Tcl/Tk of course, the package does not "Depend"
on tcl/tk but "Recommend" this.
I don't see any problems with that.
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