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Re: Package splitting and upgrades

On Fri, 1 Mar 2002, Andrew Suffield wrote:

> That'll net you a bug for abuse of Depends. It is not a dependency,
> the package will run fine without it; what's more, it will probably
> cause something to break later when a _real_ dependency or conflict
> causes one or more of the packages to become impossible to
> install. Recommends (if usually used together) or Suggests (if usually
> discrete) would be sensible relations to use here.

If it were a new package, you would be correct.  This is an upgrade, however,
so it is not an abuse.

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