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Re: Gratituous dependences among packages

On Sat, Mar 21, 2009 at 6:11 AM, Ana Guerrero <ana@debian.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
Recommends too?



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