Support for package Recommends

Registered by Matt Zimmerman on 2005-10-25

We should have proper support for Recommends in all first-class package management tools

Blueprint information

Status:
Complete
Approver:
Matt Zimmerman
Priority:
High
Drafter:
Michael Vogt
Direction:
Needs approval
Assignee:
Michael Vogt
Definition:
Approved
Series goal:
Accepted for edgy
Implementation:
Implemented
Milestone target:
None
Started by
Matt Zimmerman on 2006-08-16
Completed by
Michael Vogt on 2006-09-07

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Sprints

Whiteboard

mdz: reviewed 2006-06-20, comments inline
mvo: comments from mdz adressed
mdz: approved 2006-06-22
mvo: some initial code available at http://people.ubuntu.com/~mvo/bzr/apt/apt--install-recommends/
2006-08-10: merged into apt 0.6.45ubuntu2 and uploaded to edgy. Install recommends not enabled yet by default. Outstanding: or-groups handling on upgrade, --fix-policy-broken option to install missing recommends
2006-08-15: uploaded a version that supports "--fix-policy"

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Work Items

Dependency tree

* Blueprints in grey have been implemented.