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Re: Installation of Recommends by default on October 1st



On Wed, Aug 01, 2007 at 08:45:44PM +0200, Reinhard Tartler wrote:
> Neil Williams <codehelp@debian.org> writes:
> > On Wed, 1 Aug 2007 19:28:27 +0200 md@Linux.IT (Marco d'Itri) wrote:
> > > On Aug 01, Michael Vogt <mvo@debian.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > > We, the APT Development Team, will change apt to install recommended
> > > > packages by default on October 1st. This should give enough time to
> >
> > > Why? What is the point?
> >
> > Precisely - just what is the benefit? I really don't think this is a
> > good idea. 
>
> TBH, I think this is a very good idea.

  I disagree, but OTOH I'm not a random average user. Users expect every
feature of the software they install to work properly, and don't know
what to install for it to work. I do, and I care about my daily upgrades
to being fast, and for that I need to minimize the number of packages I
install.

-- 
·O·  Pierre Habouzit
··O                                                madcoder@debian.org
OOO                                                http://www.madism.org

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