[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#718855: network-manager-gnome -> full gnome recommends chain

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Wed Oct 9 06:25:19 UTC 2013

On mer., 2013-10-09 at 15:16 +0900, Charles Plessy wrote:
> It looks like that the problem is that when two desktop systems are installed,
> the one that pops up by default is not necessarly the one that the user wanted.

That's a point, althought alternatives can be used here.
> If we can assume that the user is not bothered that GNOME packages are
> installed on the system despite they are not used,

That's wrong actually. Packages can modify system behavior when they're
installed without the user knowing, and they sure can be bothered.
Especially here, the major point is that no GNOME packages should be
implicitly installed, only explicit dependencies should be added, imho.

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