Re: Can imagemagick really be safely purged or removed?
On Tue, 24 Oct 2017 08:52:46 +0200
Jörg-Volker Peetz <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I forgot that you showed the dependency on cups-filters in your original mail.
> On testing cups-filters 1.17.9-1 does not depend on imagemagick, it only
> recommends it. And I use APT::Install-Recommends "false"; in /etc/apt/apt.conf.
> Therefore, on this system imagemagick could be removed.
Interesting, thanks. So they changed the dependency from 'depends' to
'recommends', but they're still 'recommending' a dummy package.