Re: Shouldn't kernel-image-2.6.x-y-z depend on alsa-base ?
Thomas Viehmann <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Josselin Mouette wrote:
>> 2.6 kernel, alsa-base doesn't end up being installed. The result is that
>> for most sound cards, both OSS and ALSA modules end up installed,
>> resulting in various and random problems. To avoid that, shouldn't the
>> kernel-image packages for 2.6 depend on alsa-base?
> Please not. There's people running kernels without needing sound or
> alsa-base. I wouldn't mind recommends/suggests, but depends is a litte
> bit strong IMO.
> Kind regards
> Thomas Viehmann, http://thomas.viehmann.net/
Exactly. I don't have alsa-base installed on any of my 2.6.x systems
and some of them have sound and some don't. None of them have
A depends would be too strong. A recommends/suggests should be there.