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Re: No volume change possible

On Tue, Jul 01, 2014 at 02:22:42PM -0400, Ric Moore wrote:
> On 06/30/2014 02:44 PM, Bzzzz wrote:
> >On Mon, 30 Jun 2014 14:30:46 -0400
> >Ric Moore <wayward4now@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >>Problems of this sort would be much lessoned if pavucontrol was a
> >>depend. RIc
> >
> >I wouldn't say 'depend' but much more 'recommend'; 'depend'
> >should only be used for _mandatory_ dependencies IMHO.
> >
> I would tend to agree, except that over 50% of configuration errors
> reported, regarding audio, is due to the lack of pavucontrol being installed
> at all and/or the user being aware that it needs to be invoked.

Recommends are on by default, so a wishlist bug would be appropriate to
get it moved from Suggests to Recommends, although some may consider it
cruft, *esp* if it is only needed in rare cases.
Depends are for the benefit of the package NOT the user. :)

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who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the 
oppressing." --- Malcolm X

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