Re: Recommends for metapackages
Miles Bader <email@example.com> writes:
> Gergely Nagy <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> if upstream considers a package a core part of a platform,
>> recommends *is* wrong.
> Er, no.
> Upstreams are not infallible, and are often quite fallible...
> Upstream's "view" is a good _default_, but such judgements should be
> made based on the reality on the ground.
In that case, recommends still is wrong. Either split the package then
(and then both parties win), or drop a component completely (or demote