Installing Eclipse-cdt installs jdt and bunch of others as well

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http://askubuntu.com – I wanted to install eclipse-cdt for c++ development. But it looks like it cant be installed alone in ubuntu. Why are there separate packages if they can't be installed alone? [balakrishnan@mylap ~]$ sudo apt-get install eclipse-cdt Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following extra packages will be installed: ant ant-optional aspectj binfmt-support ca-certificates-java default-jdk default-jre default-jre-headless eclipse-cdt-jni eclipse-emf eclipse-jdt *eclipse-pde* eclipse-platform eclipse-platform-data eclipse (HowTos)