does mc really require perl*?

Miroslav Suchý msuchy at
Wed Sep 11 14:43:39 UTC 2013

On 09/11/2013 01:24 PM, Matěj Cepl wrote:
> Debian apt* programs have either option to always follow/not-follow
> these soft-dependencies, or they will just select for installation all
> packages on which the selected package(s) Depends and then nicely ask
> user whether she wants to install also suggested/recommended packages.

To be precise IIRC:
* Depends are always installed
* Recommends are selected but you can remove from list before installation
* Suggests and Enhances are offered for selections, but not selected by default and user must select it manually

Miroslav Suchy, RHCE, RHCDS
Red Hat, Software Engineer, #brno, #devexp, #fedora-buildsys

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