Re: Bug#607970: release-notes: maybe discourage a bit from deactivating the auto-install of recommends
On Sat, Dec 25, 2010 at 01:30:39PM +0100, Philipp Kern wrote:
> Maybe the paragraph should also state that doing so is supported, but that the
> description of recommends is that those packages should be installed together
> in usual setups. Maybe this would do?
> | Please note: The Debian Policy suggests that packages are to be found together
> | with the recommended ones in all but unusual installations.
Then it's time to go over the entire package data base and make sure
this is true. When I update My debian testing system in aptitude, it
often comes up with a liet of recommended packages that wouldnt interest
me at all. Such as, for example, documentation in Estonian. Or
plug-ins for hardware I don't have. Or the like.