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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
of hand.


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