Re: Possible mass bug filing: non-doc packages recommending doc packages
On Fri, May 08, 2009 at 06:49:38PM +0200, Stefano Zacchiroli <firstname.lastname@example.org> was heard to say:
> 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?
No, but I doubt more than a handful of users have done this.
> Also, I see no other way of doing that transition ... Do you have any
> aptitude-fu suggestion? :)
$ aptitude unmarkauto "~n-doc$"