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Re: QUESTION: Debian Policy: Manual pages

Bas Zoetekouw writes ("Re: QUESTION: Debian Policy: Manual pages"):
> Why a recommends?  In order to satisfy the spirit of policy ("every
> binary must have a man page") it would need to be a depends, imo.

I think the point of policy is to ensure the manpage exists, not to
require that it be installed.

I think Suggests is the right dependency.  There is nothing wrong with
installing a package without its documentation.


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