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Re: Bug#504880: Disambiguate "installed" for packages

Russ Allbery wrote:

> How about this?
> 	      <p>
> 		The <tt>Depends</tt> field should also be used if the
> 		<prgn>postinst</prgn> or <prgn>prerm</prgn> scripts
> 		require the depended-on package to be unpacked or
> 		configured in order to run, or if the dependend-on package
> 		is desirable for cleanup done by <prgn>postrm</prgn>.

I guess I am confused; when in practice is Depends better than Suggests for
this last purpose?


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