Subject: Re: RFC: new variable SUGGESTS, Part II
To: Jan Schaumann <>
From: Julio Merino <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/03/2002 12:27:24
On Mon, 2 Sep 2002 22:33:23 -0400
Jan Schaumann <> wrote:

> TAKE_SUGGESTS can be set to YES, NO, and ASK.  YES accepts all
> suggestions, NO rejects all.  ASK makes 'make' ask for every single
> suggestion.  Did you not notice the 'ASK' option?

I wonder how ASK will be implemented... ask for each suggested package
before installing it? Or ask for all the packages before building the "real"
one? (i.e., with dialog for example).

> Anyway, thanks for your feedback.  If this really is superflous, I'll
> simply disagree and shut up. :)

No no. I think this is a good thing ;) I could have used it in some packages
if it existed.


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