Soliciting opinions on #137993
sistpoty at ubuntu.com
Fri May 16 19:34:20 BST 2008
that makes it harder to read
>> please don't top-post
Am Freitag 16 Mai 2008 18:11:23 schrieb Fergal Daly:
> Saying that I must install a browser to install mplayer-plugin is like
> saying you I must install an MP3 player to install an mp3 library.
hm... depends is there, if the package just won't provide anything useful w.o.
the dependency getting installed. There seems to be a use-case here to have
the package w.o. anything else installed. Most people will still want to
install the dependency. That's what Recommends is for (which *wohoo* will now
get drawn in by default in intrepid). -> seems like everything is there in
the bug report :).
> I spotted an argument that it won't be uninstalled when the last
> browser is uninstalled. How is that handled for libraries?
apt-get autoremove can do this nowadays, so it's a non-argument.
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