[pkg-php-pear] Bug#820336: composer: remove mercurial from Recommends

David Prévot david at tilapin.org
Thu Apr 7 22:10:58 UTC 2016

Hi Thijs,

Thanks for you interest in the composer package.

Le 07/04/2016 09:57, Thijs Kinkhorst a écrit :

> Installing composer by default also pulls in mercurial because it's in
> Recommends. I personally doubt that the amount of mercurial use justifies
> pulling it in by default (and e.g. not svn).

On top of the default Hg driver, there is one specific to Bitbucket, so
I initially assumed it should be useful enough, but I have never seen
any PHP package hosted on Mercurial yet.

> I'd say it could be better
> moved to Suggests.

Agreed, added subversion to suggest too since there is also a Svn driver.



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