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Re: Installation of Recommends by default on October 1st

Loïc Minier <lool@dooz.org> 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.


 Julien BLACHE - Debian & GNU/Linux Developer - <jblache@debian.org> 
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