Automatic installation of recommended packages

Michael Vogt michael.vogt at
Wed Nov 14 05:21:21 GMT 2007

On Mon, Oct 29, 2007 at 03:16:57PM +0100, Laurent Bigonville wrote:
> Hi,
> Since the month of October, apt automatically install[1] all the
> "Recommends" packages. Will Ubuntu follow this new policy for hardy too?

Sorry for the late reply. We discussed this at the ubuntu developer
conference and we plan to turn this feature on soon. Before that, we
need to tune germinate and review the output for our default
installation. More details on 

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