Re: recommends/suggests patch
Richard Braakman wrote:
> packages in main cannot _depend_ on non-main packages. They can
> > however suggest and recommend them.
> Incorrect. Policy section 2.1.2 is explicit about this:
> In addition, the packages in "main"
> * must not require a package outside of "main" for compilation or
> execution (thus, the package may not declare a "Depends" or
> "Recommends" relationship on a non-main package),
That is seriously wacky. The parentetical aside and the rest of policy seem
to disagree. Reccommends cannot be used in the first place if a package is
needed for compilation or execution, so why is it even mentioned in the
see shy jo