Re: Installation of Recommends by default on October 1st
Loïc Minier <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Now, from the Debian users I know around me, I can tell you that none
>> of them like aptitude, and they especially dislike the "install
>> recommends by default" so-called "feature".
> So what you're really battling against is enforcement of Recommends,
> not about enforcement of Recommends in a particular frontend, otherwise
> you would use aptitude.
I'd use aptitude if I wanted Recommends installed by default. I'm
using apt-get precisely because it's not doing this kind of stupid
And I'd really like it if it could stay that way: use aptitude if you
want your Recommends installed by default, and leave apt-get alone for
the folks who like its current behaviour.
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