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Re: suggests/requires in rpm



> For once i agree with every statement in a set of replies :). I do think
> that it should be handled by the depsolvers and i to that end i raised a
> discussion regarding implementing a feature like this some time ago
> (nice and vague:) ). Perhaps we could find some sort of way to integrate
> this type of information into the current work we are doing on cleaning
> up the yum output?
> 
> Describing the extra packages as optional and providing additional
> functionality with perhaps a little blurb that describes what it adds
> would be a modest first step. Providing the ability to include/deny such
> optional packages by default and without approval would be another. I
> could see this framed in our current revision of possible yum outputs
> for user confirmation of the transaction.
> 

You've got to keep user output debug level in mind - not in every case
will the user see or want to see that much information - moreover we
need to make sure we don't scare the user too much.

-sv



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