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Re: Agenda for the 2009-05-26 Packaging Committee meeting



On Wed, 2009-05-27 at 19:11 +0200, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> Seth Vidal wrote:
> > I think the number of disputing perspectives in this thread ALONE on how
> > suggests would be handles proves that it is not obvious on its face how
> > suggests should be handled.
> 
> Well, people are proposing 2 behaviors: 1. treat as hard dependencies by
> default or 2. ignore by default. Why not have both? In fact that's what
> Debian is doing: Recommends is 1., Suggests is 2., and of course the
> default can be changed (you can choose to drag everything in or to ignore
> even Recommends). So why don't we do the same in RPM and Yum?

that sounds reasonable to me. honestly, I'd see any one of the three
options as an improvement on the current situation, we shouldn't let
uncertainty over which to choose hold us back from making any progress
at all.
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