Bug#521094: release-notes: Please mention that apt-get install recommends per default
On Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 01:37:44AM +0100, W. Martin Borgert wrote:
> On 2009-03-24 21:32, Alexander Wirt wrote:
> > we had some irc discussion about automatic installation of recommends
> > with lenny's apt. Unfortunatly the only source of this attitude is
> > some mailinglist traffic and the apt changelog. Please mention the
> > automatic installation of recommends in the release-notes.
> Somehow I was sure, this feature came with etch. Could you
> please prepare a patch? (short paragraph, maybe also how to
> emulate the old behaviour) TIA
I propose to mention it in chapter 2.1.1. Package management of the
Here is a patch for this.
Alexander, can you review it before I apply it?
Thanks in advance,
--- en/whats-new.dbk (révision 6858)
+++ en/whats-new.dbk (copie de travail)
@@ -346,7 +346,15 @@
best solution if conflicts are detected because of changes in
dependencies between packages.
+ For &releasename; APT automatically installs recommended packages by
+ This can be changed by adding the following line in
+ <programlisting>APT::Install-Recommends "false";</programlisting>
TODO: Do we have to mention dpkg triggers here or elsewhere?