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Re: Too many Recommends (in particular on mail-transport-agent)




On Sun, Jun 11, 2017 at 2:16 PM, Russ Allbery <rra@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> We have some specific Policy about this:
>
> https://www.debian.org/doc/debian-policy/ch-docs.html#s-docs-additional
>
>     If package is a build tool, development tool, command-line tool, or
>     library development package, package (or package-dev in the case of a
>     library development package) already provides documentation in man,
>     info, or plain text format, and package-doc provides HTML or other
>     formats, package should declare at most a Suggests on
>     package-doc. Otherwise, package should declare at most a Recommends on
>     package-doc.

By the way, that paragraph is new in Policy 4.0.0.

Thanks,
Jeremy Bicha