Bug#758234: transitive dependencies
On Sat, Nov 15, 2014 at 04:31:37PM +0000, Simon McVittie wrote:
> On 15/11/14 09:35, Santiago Vila wrote:
> > If those are the real reasons, then let's drop the rule only for
> > *libraries*, but not for every other package.
> I think libraries are merely the most visible and obvious example of
> something that is pulled in as an implementation detail of part of the
> desired functionality, but is not actually part of the desired set of
> functionality itself.
On the other hand we still need to keep some level of control on such
'extraneous' packages that are pulled in, so that it does not get out