Universe Recommends for packages in main

Colin Watson cjwatson at ubuntu.com
Fri Jul 4 12:31:08 BST 2008

On Wed, Jul 02, 2008 at 02:46:44PM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> At present the number of packages pulled into (e.g.) the desktop CDs as
> a result of following Recommends is rather more substantial. However, I
> think this is mostly because language-pack-*-base recommends
> language-support-*, and once that's fixed most of this should go away.
> The list follows for completeness, but don't panic about it just yet.
>   gij
>   openoffice.org-filter-binfilter
>   openoffice.org-java-common
>   openoffice.org-writer2latex

When taken together with their own dependencies and recommendations,
these packages are pretty huge, and are pulled in solely due to a
Recommends from openoffice.org-writer. Chris, would it be acceptable to
demote these to a Suggests?

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at ubuntu.com]

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