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Re: Recommends for metapackages

On 2012-07-11, Bruce Sass <bmsass@shaw.ca> wrote:
> On July 10, 2012 10:39:10 AM Sune Vuorela wrote:
>> 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.
> So, if Recommends should always be installed--effectively turning them into 
> Depends--why do Recommends exist...

for the 1-2% of people who has weird needs.

and it is okay to have weird needs. bug reports just needs to also come
with a patch.


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