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Re: APT [was Re: Is this really the right thing to do?]

Quoting Tom Lear (tom@trap.mtview.ca.us):
> On Thu, 3 Dec 1998, Craig Sanders wrote:
> > IMO, Recommends: doesn't provide any value not already provided by
> > Suggests: or Depends:, it's effectively just a Suggests: that wont take
> > "No" for an answer.
> I agree completely, it annoys the fsck out of me.

dselect's implementation sucks. But recomends should have a useful
meaning: overridable default-yes; suggests is a default-no (but noted as
a useful option), and depends is a non-overridable default-yes (in

Mike Stone

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