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Re: Getting rid of circular dependencies, stage 5


Andreas Barth wrote:

> Suggests is *way* weaker. The Needs would trigger automatic installation
> with any tool. Actually, if
> A->B (depends), B->C(depends), and C->B(Needs), then A won't be
> configured until both B and C are installed.

What stops us from using Recommends for that. The definition for
Recommends used to be "you may not install these, but you should have a
reason for it", which is exactly the foo/foo-data case.


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