Subject: Re: RFC: new variable SUGGESTS
To: None <>
From: Martin J. Laubach <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/21/2002 22:01:45
|  	SUGGESTS+=	name2:../../dir2/dir2
|  This is almost identical to DEPENDS, with the exception that 'name' may
|  not wild-cards (for example "foo>=5.8:../../bar/foo").  Since
|  suggestions are mere hints and may be ignored by the user, it does not
|  make sense to suggest a wildcarded or version-specific package.

  It might be good to keep the version number, as it doesn't make
sense to install, for example, postgresql-doc-6.0 because postgresql-7.3
suggests installing the docs?