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Re: unsatisified recommends

On Wed, Nov 21, 2001 at 04:59:57PM +1100, Brian May wrote:
> If a package in testing has "Recommends:" or "Suggests:" that cannot
> be satisfied in testing, is this a release critical bug?

In the case of main, unsatisfiable Recommends: are release-critical
(policy 2.1.2). Unsatisfiable Suggests: aren't.

Packages in contrib are allowed to depend on or recommend packages not
in the archive.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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