Quoting Jérémy Lal (2016-09-15 17:21:30) > 2016-09-15 17:12 GMT+02:00 Matijs van Zuijlen <mat...@matijs.net>: > > > Package: npm > > Version: 1.4.21+ds-2 > > Severity: wishlist > > > > Executables installed with npm need the /usr/bin/node executable, which > > is provided in the nodejs-legacy package. This information is currently > > only in the README.Debian file. I think it would be really helpful to > > add nodejs-legacy to the npm package's Suggests:, or even Recommends:. > > > > > Well, re-reading > https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2012/07/msg00002.html > paragraph 2 says > > > No package in the archive may depend on or recommend > > the nodejs-legacy package, which is provided solely for upstream > compatibility. > > Taken literally, it doesn't forbid Suggest. Does it ?
I agree we are not forbidden from suggesting: Seems to me the choice of words by the Technical Committee was deliberate, as that matches how packages outside of Debian (i.e. non-free stuff) is allowed to be suggested only. - Jonas -- * Jonas Smedegaard - idealist & Internet-arkitekt * Tlf.: +45 40843136 Website: http://dr.jones.dk/ [x] quote me freely [ ] ask before reusing [ ] keep private