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Re: Recommends for metapackages

On 2012-07-10 16:18, Gergely Nagy wrote:
> But the purpose of the meta-package is to pull stuff in. Depends does
> that, Recommends does not, therefore Recommends is not appropriate for
> the task.

Surely Recommends does pull stuff in. It's clearly reflected in Debian
policy and supported by most if not all high-level packages managers in
Debian.  Therefore it's totally appropriate for the task.

Eugene V. Lyubimkin aka JackYF, JID: jackyf.devel(maildog)gmail.com
C++ GNU/Linux developer, Debian Developer

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