Unity as depends in ubuntu-desktop (LP: #683833)

Martin Pitt martin.pitt at ubuntu.com
Tue Dec 14 14:49:56 GMT 2010

Hello Jonathan,

Jonathan Carter (highvoltage) [2010-12-14  9:25 -0500]:
> Unity is currently marked as depends in ubuntu-desktop, which
> edubuntu-desktop depends on. If it were marked as recommends it should
> allow Edubuntu to ship it and only install it if the user selects it,
> without negatively affecting anything else.

How would you do that? Did you disable the installation of recommends
by default in Edubuntu? Please note that this will cause some subtle
breakage (we did that in a few OEM projects, and it took quite some
time to identify the packages which we still needed, and put them back
into the seeds).

Martin Pitt                        | http://www.piware.de
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