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Re: Bug#438665: Orphaned packages with quite some users

Le mercredi 31 octobre 2007 à 18:05 -0400, Joey Hess a écrit :
> d-i can't afford to install recommends by default (best way to change
> that is to make all uses of recommends sane to be installed by default).
> So the laptop task would need to track and list the recommends. Doing
> something smarter like only installing given recommends on laptop
> hardware that can use them would also be an option.

You may be interested to learn that we plan to downgrade a number of
dependencies of the gnome metapackages to Recommends.

If this means tracking them later on to be sure that everything needed
is installed, maybe we need a way to improve the coordination between
tasksel and the gnome uploads.

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