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

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Mon Feb 16 09:27:19 UTC 2009

On lun, 2009-02-16 at 08:41 +0100, Xr wrote:
> 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.

Well, that's the point since the beginning. What's a “missing
functionality” and what a “breakage”. And basically in some case it's
not possible to please everyone. (and Recommends: are installed by
default, if you don't install them it was a choice and they are
displayed as Recommended anyway)


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