does mc really require perl*?

Marcin Juszkiewicz marcin at
Wed Sep 11 12:18:49 UTC 2013

W dniu 11.09.2013 09:05, Miroslav Suchý pisze:
> So it is merely nice-to-have. Usually called soft-dependency, which
> unfortunately our tools still does not know.
> Does somebody knows when we can expect soft dependencies in rpm?

IIRC Mandriva had patches which added Suggests/Recommends to RPM over 5 
years ago. We used such ones in OpenEmbedded to get rpm packages more in 
par with ipk/deb ones.

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