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Re: Possible mass bug filing: non-doc packages recommending doc packages

On Thu, May 07, 2009 at 09:47:56PM -0700, Daniel Burrows wrote:
>   As a practical matter, downgrading these dependencies will cause
> aptitude and other package managers to believe that the documentation
> is unnecessary and suggest removing it.

Even if the user marked as non-automatic the involved -doc packages?

Anyhow, even if it is the case, I'm tempted to just reply "too
bad". The admin will notice that and take it as an occasion for doing
a review of which doc she really wants and which she wants not.

Also, I see no other way of doing that transition ... Do you have any
aptitude-fu suggestion? :)


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