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Re: Recommends for metapackages

On Viernes, 13 de julio de 2012 08:09:58 Gergely Nagy wrote:

> 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.


I want the FREEDOM of being able to remove pieces of that platform that are not critical to it. Recommends is THE optin for that.



Noel Torres

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