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Re: Depending on security/ca-certificates?

On Tue 20 Jul 2021 at 11:11:29 +0100, Michael-John Turner wrote:
> Yes, that makes sense. I've removed the dependency.

Some package systems have the concept of "recommended" or "suggested"
packages. If we had that, such dependencies could be expressed that

For source builds we could add a new global option, which could be used
in packages to add the dependency.

But unfortunately that won't help for pre-built packages, since the
option would necessarily be unset.

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