Re: Installation of Recommends by default on October 1st
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Neil Williams wrote:
> Why would apt now force someone in my situation to add all these
> *unnecessary* packages????
Because, if recommends were used properly, they wouldn't be unnecessary.
Also, nobody is forcing you to install anything. Recommends can be
removed/not installed. Automatically installing them goes with the spirit
of what it means: software you would normally install alongside the one you
are installing. If you are not installing it is because you know what you
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