Public bug reported:

with xenial-updates, there is suddenly a dependency [isc-dhcp-client]
not previously there.  please mark this as recommends/suggests/enhances
instead of as a depends, as it is not critical to the core functionality
of the software.  since ubuntu now defaults to installing recommends
unless configured otherwise, this compromise accommodates both the
unskilled users as well as those who know what they are doing and have
disabled automatic installation of suggested packages.

1] >lsb_release -rd
Description:    Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS
Release:        16.04

2] >apt-cache policy initramfs-tools
  Installed: 0.122ubuntu8.3
  Candidate: 0.122ubuntu8.3
  Version table:
 *** 0.122ubuntu8.3 500
        500 xenial-updates/main amd64 
        500 xenial-updates/main i386 
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
     0.122ubuntu8 500
        500 xenial/main amd64 Packages
        500 xenial/main i386 Packages

3] i expected to not be forced to install unnecessary packages
4] i was forced to


** Affects: initramfs-tools (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

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  unnecessary dependency upon isc-dhcp-client

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