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Re: some package splits



On Thu, 2008-01-31 at 14:05 -0500, Michel Salim wrote:
> Seems like we want a field like "Suggests:". That would accomodate
> Jef's idea of offering users to install missing packages (in this
> case, the set of suggested packages - installed packages) easily.

Suggests doesn't really solve this problem for the general user case. It
might make it easier for the "lazy power user" case, but the power user
can do this with --nodeps and --force and get the same end result.

~spot


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