Re: Installation of Recommends by default on October 1st
Loïc Minier <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> We have frontends like aptitude to automatically install recommends.
> and it's the single frontend doing this: synaptic + apt-get are very
> common and there was no reason to duplicate this logic in all
Keeping the current apt default of NOT installing recommended packages
and having synaptic explicitely enable the automatic installation of
recommended packages could be a solution, too.
Though, doesn't synaptic pass the list of packages to install to apt ?
I guess synaptic can add the recommended packages to the list all by
itself, in this case.
I'd really like it if we could keep apt-get as an advanced user tool;
aptitude can be used in all the other cases.
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