Re: feature: to add explanations of recommendations and suggestions dependencies
Charles Plessy <email@example.com> writes:
> Le Sun, Aug 10, 2008 at 06:36:35PM +0300, Shachar Or a écrit :
>> What I am offering is the idea that package dependencies that are
>> reccomendations or suggestions must be explained.
> Before I read your mail, I thought that it was not possible, but after
> googling a bit, I found out that dpkg supports comments since version
> This is however just general comments, they are not meant to be parsed
> for display to the end-user. I will nevertheless start to use them. I
> think that it is very valuable in team-maintained packages, where it is
> sometimes difficult to know what motivated the actions of another
> developper years before.
> Have a nice day,
But will the comments be copied into the debian/package/DEBIAN/ dir? I
User would need those comments in the deb.