Bug#429314: texlive-context: missing dependency on lmodern
> texlive-context is an old package. In unstable, it has been replaced
> by context, which depends on lmodern (>= 1.01).
I know: I maintain Ubuntu edgy backports of the Debian unstable/Ubuntu
gutsy packages for texlive 2007, including 'context'.
> apt-get is not a tool for newbies. If you don't install Recommends,
> you should either know what you are doing or expect breakage.
I didn't know that. By the way, what do newbies use? I've used
apt-get since starting to use Debian years ago and don't even know any
The Debian policy manual, section 7.2
The Depends field should be used if the depended-on package is
required for the depending package to provide a significant amount
I think lmodern fits in that category because without it most of
ConTeXt's functionality is missing.