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Re: Installation of Recommends by default on October 1st

On Wed August 8 2007 10:01:40 am Daniel Burrows wrote:
>   Just to clarify, aptitude didn't "come up" with anything.  This was
> the standard behavior in Debian at the time (dselect was far more
> draconian about forcing you to install recommended packages), and one
> of the top complaints I got was that aptitude mishandled Recommends
> by not installing them!

dselect doesn't force you to install recommended packages; for as long 
as I can remember (since Bo) it has given you a list with the 
recommends preselected, and a simple keypress is all that is needed to 
decline them.

- Bruce

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