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Re: [Fwd: major problem with gnome-games dependency]

Ben Armstrong wrote:

> This property of metapackages has always irked me.  If I install
> gnome and then remove gnome-games, I won't automatically benefit in
> the next release from any other goodies the gnome maintainers have
> added to "gnome" package.

Amen brother.

Why aren't metapackages using Recommends instead of Depends?  It seems 
like that would solve this, at least for us aptitude users.


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