Re: Gratituous dependences among packages
On Sat, Mar 21, 2009 at 6:11 AM, Ana Guerrero <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> kde is a metapackage that includes _all_ KDE that is not related to
> development. If you just want a functional KDE without games and related
> stuff look at kde-core. Then you can install what you want else using the modules
> metapackages (kdemultimedia, kdenetwork, kdeadmin....) or just the application
> you are missing.
I'm of the opinion that generally meta-packages should use Recommends
rather than Depends.
texlive-fonts-recommended dependencies might need to be relaxed to