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Re: Non-related 'Recommends' dependencies - bug or not?

On Fri, Jun 13, 2008 at 12:15:59AM +0300, Eugene V. Lyubimkin wrote:
> Thanks, you hinted me to discover it:
> $ aptitude why banshee synaptic
> p   banshee      Recommends brasero
> p   brasero      Recommends gnome-mount
> p   gnome-mount  Depends    libeel2-2.20
> p   libeel2-2.20 Recommends synaptic

A library recommends synaptic?  That just sesems downright stupid.

That is not where I would have expected to see that dependancy.  I guess
it provides a widget that calls synaptic, so someone thought it would
make sense to have synaptic installed even though many other widgets in
the package might be perfectly useful with out it.

I think at most synaptic deserves a suggests in that case.

Len Sorensen

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