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Re: Building with or without Recommends.

On Thu, Nov 08, 2007 at 09:08:09AM +0900, Charles Plessy wrote:
> Le Wed, Nov 07, 2007 at 07:52:05PM +0100, Luca Capello a écrit :
> > > lawrence <lawrence@intellasoft.ca> (07/11/2007):
> > >> I heard apt-get now installs Recommends by default. Never noticed
> > >> it myself yet, but if it does, I guess pbuilder will start now as
> > >> well...  any thoughts?

> > So, from my very simple POV, pbuilder shouldn't install Recommends by
> > default, which seems to be what Junichi will do in the next pbuilder
> > upgrade [1].

> By the way, what is the planned behavior of the official buildds in the
> future: installing recommends or not ?

Although I don't remember seeing it discussed, I expect the buildds to
continue to not install recommends, on the grounds that if you need any of
those recommends in order to build your package they rightly belong as
Build-Depends instead.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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