Re: Depends/Recommends from libraries
- Date: Thu, 09 Mar 2017 12:22:17 -0800
- From: Russ Allbery <rra@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Depends/Recommends from libraries
Andrey Rahmatullin <wrar@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> On Thu, Mar 09, 2017 at 10:14:13AM -0800, Russ Allbery wrote:
>> If you don't want possibly unused software installed, we have a
>> supported mechanism for that: disable automatic installation of
> Which explodes from time to time, like when ntpdate and ntpd only
> recommended lockfile-progs (#731976).
Sure, but hopefully we find and report those as bugs. I personally run
without recommends on Debian unstable on several different types of
systems and report these problems whenever I run into them.
Russ Allbery (rra@xxxxxxxxxx) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>