[Pkg-ime-devel] Bug#653708: Bug#653708: ibus package dependancies
osamu at debian.org
Fri Dec 30 15:34:05 UTC 2011
On Fri, Dec 30, 2011 at 09:28:59PM +0700, vietnq wrote:
> Package: ibus
> Severity: wishlist
> Dear Maintainer,
> I have dist-upgraded debian testing recently. However, installing
> ibus now requires both ibus-gtk and ibus-qt4.
qt4 support is recommends. So you can always chose not to install it.
(Your posted message has this proof at the bottom.
> I am using just only GTK environment, and older version of ibus +
> ibus-gtk had worked fine.
Well things are moving. For GTK, things are moving from GTK2 to GTK3.
> Currently, I have to install libqt* in order to use ibus-gtk.
No. I do not knoe which package installer you use. But that is
usually configured to install recommends as default. If you are fussy
like this, you just deselect ibus-qt4.
> Is 'core' package renamed?
No. But messy dependency structure was fixed.
You can argue that these recommends should be suggests. Well if I do
that, I get another camp of people complaining. Since disks are cheap
these days, I went for the fully functioning system.
If you want to maintain (unusual) minimal system, apt preference is your
friend. See my Debian Reference:
2.7.5. Blocking packages installed by "Recommends"
> How to install minimal ibus packages to run
> in GTK-only environment?
You just have to learn how to use the package manager.
> Versions of packages ibus depends on:
> ii gconf2 2.32.4-1
> ii im-config <none>
Sorry. 0.8 was broken. Wait for 0.9 This was my bug.
It should give you good guidance :-)
> ii libc6 2.13-23
> ii libgconf2-4 2.32.4-1
> ii libglib2.0-0 2.30.2-4
> ii libgtk2.0-0 2.24.8-2
> ii libibus-1.0-0 1.4.0-3
> ii librsvg2-common 2.34.2-2
> ii libx11-6 2:1.4.4-4
> ii python 2.7.2-9
> ii python-ibus <none>
> ii python-notify 0.1.1-3
> ii python-xdg 0.19-3
> Versions of packages ibus recommends:
> pn ibus-gtk | ibus-qt4 | ibus-clutter <none>
See these are "RECOMMENDS" You are missing all. So you are using xim
> ibus suggests no packages.
Since this is not a bug but user a support, I will keep this here and make
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