r8283 - in trunk/BOOK: . gnome/add gnome/core introduction/welcome

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Mon Mar 1 07:45:15 PST 2010

Wayne Blaszczyk wrote:
> On 01/03/10 21:19, wblaszcz at linuxfromscratch.org wrote:
>> Author: wblaszcz
>> Date: 2010-03-01 03:19:37 -0700 (Mon, 01 Mar 2010)
>> New Revision: 8283
>> Modified:
>>    trunk/BOOK/general.ent
>>    trunk/BOOK/gnome/add/eog.xml
>>    trunk/BOOK/gnome/core/gnome-session.xml
>>    trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
>> Log:
>> Updated to EOG-2.28.2
> I just thought I would make a comment on leaving libjpeg-7 as a
> recommended package. Going on from the previous thread about appropriate
> recommended dependencies some time back, I was tempted to move it to
> optional and add the
> --without-libjpeg option to the main buid instructions, but I just
> couldn't do it without consulting the group. Is this an appriopraite use
> of a recommended dependency?

Randy and I have a different opinion.  I think the editor making the 
change should make a judgment call.  If a package is significantly 
enhanced with a dependent package, then I think  a recommendation is 
appropriate.  Any reasonable user knows that recommended != required.

   -- Bruce

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