[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#515186: xfdesktop4: Please only recommend xfce4-utils

Xr xr at i-jeuxvideo.com
Mon Feb 16 07:41:13 UTC 2009

> In other words: Anyone not installing a "Recommends"
> accepts a small breakage. In this case the breakage is "not
> working menu items". Not good, but "unusual installation"
> is a perfect term.
I tend to disagree. I hardly ever install recommended packages and never
see anything break. Missing functionalities are OK, but not breakage.
I'm not really against putting xfce4-utils in the "Recommends" field,
but it shouldn't break anything. If it breaks anything, then the package
should depend on it.

If you really want to put it as a recommended package rather than a
dependency, I advise removing the bogus menu entries.


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