Am 09.10.2014 um 09:27 schrieb Mauro Molinari: > Il 06/10/2014 12:09, Emmanuel Bourg ha scritto: >> libjetty8-java-doc already recommends default-jdk-doc, maybe you >> meant "suggested" instead? > > I may have used the wrong terms here, sorry. What I find questionable > is that, as I said in my original report, if I try to install > libjetty8-java-doc, APT by default says it will install other Javadoc > packages as well, for a total of almost 300MB of data... I don't think > these dependency Javadoc packages are actually needed for me to read > the Jetty 8 documentation. They might be "useful" in some cases, but > nothing more. > > I just learnt I can use --no-install-recommends apt-get parameter (I > expect aptitude to have something similar) to filter out recommended > packages, but that's not what I would expect by default. > > This is just my opinion. Thanks for your feedback! > Mauro > > __ > This is the maintainer address of Debian's Java team > <http://lists.alioth.debian.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/pkg-java-maintainers>. > Please use > debian-j...@lists.debian.org for discussions and questions. Hi,
I do think it is reasonable to assume that installing an optional documentation package of one component normally also installs the documentation for other related packages. Especially it does seem to be logical to have default-jdk-doc installed when you install the documentation of jetty. As such I am in favour of keeping the current recommends. For sure the default behaviour does not suit every use case, but I do not think changing the default should be done. I still think the current default is the expected behaviour. -- Best regards, Jan
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