[Freewx-maint] Bug#790222: [boinc_dev] Bug#790222: wxwidgets3.0: depends on libwebkitgtk-1.0-0 which is deprecated

Olly Betts olly at survex.com
Tue Sep 26 03:10:38 UTC 2017

On Mon, Sep 25, 2017 at 10:37:50PM -0400, Jeremy Bicha wrote:
> Ok, let me give a status update of the webkitgtk removal from Debian Testing:
> $ reverse-depends -r testing src:webkitgtk
> Reverse-Depends
> ===============
> * empathy                       (for libwebkitgtk-3.0-0)
> * geary                         (for libwebkitgtk-3.0-0)
> * libwebkit1.1-cil              (for libwebkitgtk-1.0-0)
> * libwxgtk-webview3.0-0v5       (for libwebkitgtk-1.0-0)
> empathy is fixed in unstable but it needs a new upload to probably
> revert to 3.12.14 so that's several days away from being fixed in
> testing.
> geary is fixed in unstable and I expect it to drop off the list in ~ 4 days.
> libwebkit1.1-cil's last reverse dependency is fixed in unstable so
> that can be removed from testing in ~4 days. src:webkit-sharp has no
> reverse-dependencies in testing.
> That leaves wxwidgets3.0 and its 2 rdepends: boinc and
> python-wxgtk-webview3.0. python-wxgtk-webview3.0 has no reverse
> dependencies and I think it sounds like it's going to be dropped now:
> https://bugs.debian.org/876789

Yes, I uploaded to drop that binary package earlier today.

> Therefore, the way I see it, boinc/wxwidgets3.0 is the only remaining
> blocker for removing webkitgtk from Debian Testing.

Thanks for the update.

Gianfranco: Is there any progress on the boinc front?  If not, I think
we just need to do this rather than letting this removal drag on for
even longer.


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