Re: Can imagemagick really be safely purged or removed?
Celejar wrote on 10/24/17 15:09:
> 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.
Taking another look at package imagemagick-6.q16 (version 8:18.104.22.168+dfsg-16) it
states that it provides imagemagick. Therefore, I don't understand what's going
on on your system and there's nothing wrong with package cups-filters, I think.