Re: Recommends for metapackages
Gergely Nagy <firstname.lastname@example.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