[Bug 464434] Re: Should we depend it also to ubuntu-dev-tools

Harald Sitter apachelogger at ubuntu.com
Mon Nov 9 13:44:10 GMT 2009


Could be recommends at the very best, but even that does not quite fit the situation...
>From Debian Policy:
> Recommends
>
>    This declares a strong, but not absolute, dependency.
>
>    The Recommends field should list packages that would be found together with this one in all but unusual installations.

Since my systems have k-d-t but not u-d-t I can not get myself to
consider recommends a sensible relation. Suggests is the only one left,
and it's definition fits the case at hand quite well:

> Suggests
>
>     This is used to declare that one package may be more useful with one or more others.
>     Using this field tells the packaging system and the user that the listed packages are related
>     to this one and can perhaps enhance its usefulness, but that installing this one without them
>     is perfectly reasonable.

Then again what's the use since suggests does not install udt anyway,
which is what is requested. Thoughts?

** Changed in: kubuntu-dev-tools
       Status: New => Incomplete

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Should we depend it also to ubuntu-dev-tools
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