On Fr, Feb 05, 2010 at 20:30:50 (CET), Christophe Mutricy wrote:

> Then for "not important" module we have the choice of:
>  - Putting it in its own package (vlc-plugin-dv, vlc-plugin-bonjour)
>  - Grouping some modules in one package (vlc-extra-access,
>    vlc-extra-servicediscoveries)
>  - Relaxing some depends to recommends
> The third solution would bring some packaging fun . (Hmmm checking
> dpkg-shlibdeps' manpage there is some option to manage that)

I can perhaps give a helping hand on that. xine used to do exactly that.

> I'm also not sure if all the users would realise the Recomends are quite
> important. But we could try to educate them in reportbug control files.


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