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Re: Recommends for metapackages

Gergely Nagy <algernon@madhouse-project.org> writes:

>> Please don't forget that a Recommends will pull in packages in all but 
>> unusual installations :)
> But also keep in mind, that once a package is installed, adding new
> recommends will not pull those new things in on an upgrade.

I've been corrected, that this statement is not valid, and a
dist-upgrade will pull them in. Sorry about that.

However, Recommends: will not keep them installed, so if the meta is a
platform, which should be intact and complete, recommends is still not
an option.


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