Re: Installation of Recommends by default on October 1st
On Thu, Aug 02, 2007 at 09:44:04AM +0200, Loïc Minier wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 02, 2007, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > Sorry, what do you mean to say here? Are you claiming that having debug
> > packages in Recommends: is somehow a "fix"? I'm quite sure that doesn't fit
> > the Policy definition of Recommends -- debugging applications is not at all
> > relevant to the common case, the common case should be that applications
> > don't need debugged. ;)
> In March, Josselin made gnome depend on gnome-dbg and
> gnome-desktop-environment recommend gnome-dbg in order to receive
> meaningful backtraces from people running unstable or testing -- this
> would have been reverted before the release.
> Now, in SVN, gnome-desktop-environment only suggests gnome-dbg and
> gnome only recommends it. I suppose gnome won't recommend it in the
> final stable release.
Hmm. I would argue that gnome shouldn't recommend gnome-dbg either,
according to policy.
Steve Langasek Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer to set it on, and I can move the world.