Re: Opt out style recommends
On Fri, Apr 8, 2016 at 11:33 AM, Pirate Praveen wrote:
> See #819854 for a background.
> Currently gitlab recommends letsencrypt, it means someone has to opt in for
> letsencrypt by running something like
> apt-get install gitlab letsencrypt
Only if the sysadmin has disabled recommends, usually they are opt-out
> But I would like letsencrypt to be available by default (postinst asks if
> they want to use letsencrypt, there is no way to install letsencrypt after
> that question).
What about `dpkg-reconfigure gitlab`?
> May be we could add a field like Optional, which will be like Depends unless
> removed manually.
That is exactly what Recommends means, unless you configure your
system to treat it like Suggests (which many sysadmins do).