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Bug#607970: release-notes: maybe discourage a bit from deactivating the auto-install of recommends

On Sat, Dec 25, 2010 at 13:30:39 +0100, Philipp Kern wrote:

> Package: release-notes
> Severity: wishlist
> Hi there,
> the wording of "squeeze now installs recommends by default" is pretty neutral:
> | For squeeze APT automatically installs recommended packages by default[2]. This
> | can be changed by adding the following line in /etc/apt/apt.conf:
> |
> | APT::Install-Recommends "false";
> 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.
APT in lenny already defaults to APT::Install-Recommends "1";
Maybe we should just remove this paragraph?


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