Re: gv depends on ghostscript, which depends on gsfonts
On Sat, Feb 28, 1998 at 05:31:51PM -0800, Karl M. Hegbloom wrote:
> [ cc'd to _debian-mentors_. *Please advise*.
> This is concerning:
> <URL:http://www.debian.org/Bugs/db/18/18026.html> ]
> Please Cc: pertinent responses to firstname.lastname@example.org.
> Checking, I find that `gs-aladdin 5.10-3' and `gs 3.33-6' both have
> "Recommends:" dependencies on `gsfonts'. Perhaps these should be
> "Requires:" rather than "Recommends:"? Why are they "Recommends:"
> right now?
Read the definitions of "Recommends:" and "Depends:" in the Debian Policy
Manual and you will understand why. <grin> Recommends is correct,