[PD] installing pd via apt-get
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Tue Sep 24 15:15:15 CEST 2019
I thought I saw something in the documentation or help files of Pd which
was using Gem... So I tried
grep -rnw '5.reference/' -e 'gem'
which did not find anything. However, while searching that I found that
the html documentation was suggesting to install Pd-extended if one
wants Gem, so I made a pull request to remove this reference to Pd-extended.
On 23.09.19 13:10, IOhannes m zmölnig wrote:
> On 9/22/19 10:08 PM, Roman Haefeli wrote:
>>> doing this will most likely give you a system that lacks all the
>>> functionality you expect.
>> Interesting,*you* say that. 'puredata' recommends 'gem'. I certainly
>> do not expect to get Gem when installing Pure Data. In all cases I
>> remember, I was rather annoyed by stuff that got installed
> actually the fact that the "puredata" package recommends "gem" predates
> my involvement in the Debian package and i just never came around to
> demoting it to a mere "suggests" (which is normally not automatically
> if it bothers you, please file a bug against the puredata Debian package.
> > So often, though, it appeared to me that 'recommends' somewhat
> > followed the taste of the maintainer and was not concise.
> The Debian policy is pretty clear about what qualifies as a "Recommends"
> However, i think that historically the term was less well defined and
> was mostly used as what nowadays would be a "Suggests".
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