[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#651495: Bug#651495: analysis

Joey Hess joeyh at debian.org
Sun Sep 2 21:42:34 UTC 2012

Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> Yeah but there is no way to tell what the user will want. Alsa is a good
> bet (which is why it's the first alternative in the dependency chain)
> but any sink would normally do, so we can't really force people to have
> it installed.

Seems to me that "Recommends: gstreamer0.10-alsa" does not force anything.
If someone wants to save small amounts of disk by removing that package,
while installing pulseaudio, the recommends will not prevent them from
doing so.

see shy jo
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