Web lists-archives.com

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




On Sun, Jun 11, 2017 at 03:43:45PM -0400, Jeremy Bicha wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 11, 2017 at 3:30 PM, Adam Borowski <kilobyte@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > No, when taken alone, -dev packages Recommending -doc is just right.
> 
> https://anonscm.debian.org/cgit/dbnpolicy/policy.git/commit/?id=dc3b001

This change talks about only "extra" documentation that's redundant with
what's already shipped in -dev -- ie, cases where you have man pages and
plain text in -dev then HTML and PDF in -doc.

The case of _primary_ documentation being in -doc is still supposed to be
Recommends, which I agree with (save for the transitional dependency issue).


Meow!
-- 
⢀⣴⠾⠻⢶⣦⠀ A tit a day keeps the vet away.
⣾⠁⢰⠒⠀⣿⡁
⢿⡄⠘⠷⠚⠋⠀ (Rejoice as my small-animal-murder-machine got unbroken after
⠈⠳⣄⠀⠀⠀⠀ nearly two years of no catch!)