Re: Potato now stable
Anthony Towns wrote:
> By omission, this does a fairly impressive injustice to everyone else
> who helped with development, testing, fixing bugs, documenting problems
> and work arounds, giving support, and everything else everyone's done
> in the past months, so, well, thanks everyone!
> * Tasks are great, but task-* packages suck when some of the
> packages included have release critical bugs. (Remove the
> package, the entire task breaks)
You know, if apt could only support Reccommends, task packages could be
a lot saner. Sure, it'd still be ugly if something they depended on went
missing, but at least they'd still be usable.
I think apt could support reccommends like this:
* Automatically install all reccommended packages when
installing/upgrading a package.
* If a package that something reccommended was manually removed, don't
re-install it next time a package that reccomends it is installed.
Of course whether this is doable is up to Jason..
More later, my battery is dying.
see shy jo