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Re: Recommends for metapackages

Gergely Nagy <algernon@balabit.hu> writes:
> But, to cut the story short, attached to this mail is a script you can
> use to take any metapackage, and remove (or demote) any of its
> dependencies. It echoes a control-file thingy, combining it with equivs
> is left as an excercise to the reader.

If I'm not mistaken, that means that the demoted dependency will get
pulled in again on the next upgrade of the metapackage, or that I have
to put the metapackage on hold and will loose any demotions and
promotions of other packages in future metapackage versions.



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