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Re: Recommends for metapackages

On 2012-07-10, Gergely Nagy <algernon@balabit.hu> wrote:
> No. Only if installing recommends is turned on, which cannot be
> guaranteed.

There is many ways to break your system. turning off installation of
recommends is one of them.

That said, recommends is not to be used for metapackages. with
metapackages you want to ensure *what* the user has installed.


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