[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#799695: Bug#799695: xfce4-goodies: Removing xfce4-goodies makes all it's dependencies auto removable

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Mon Sep 21 16:49:49 UTC 2015

On Mon, 21 Sep 2015 18:14:45 +0200 Yves-Alexis Perez <corsac at debian.org>
> That's not really a problem. xfce4-goodies metapackage is provided for
> convenience. If you don't want it, then just don't use. And yes, that
> means you need to do the job yourself to chose what to install.
> In any case it's not a bug, it's how the things are supposed to work.
> Regards,
> --
> Yves-Alexis
Yes, I know what meta-package is for, but deleting it should not make all
it dependencies auto removable.

"This is a metapackage to ease upgrades, installations, and provide a
consistent upgrade path from previous versions. *It can safely be removed
with no ill effects*."

Well, making all dependencies auto removable is an ill effect. Next time i
use apt-get autoremove i will loose all packages, that comes with
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