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Re: Reasons for recommends and suggests

Neil Williams wrote:

> You install a Recommends or Suggests when you want to use some part of
> the package that uses it. The obvious place to document such
> requirements is the manpage for the optional script. In most cases,
> users simply don't need to use those options.

Recommends/Suggests aren't only for stuff required for specific scripts
inside a package, and it's not always that obvious that a script or program
may require extra libs. For example, I still wonder why the hell
openoffice.org-core recommends nfs-common. 


  Felipe Sateler

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