[pkg-wine-party] Bug#671760: Bug#671760: wine-bin: should have some sort of dependency relationship with libwine-gecko-unstable

Michael Gilbert michael.s.gilbert at gmail.com
Sun May 6 18:32:35 UTC 2012

On Sun, May 6, 2012 at 2:24 PM, Simon McVittie wrote:
> Package: wine-bin
> Version: 1.2.2-0.1
> Severity: normal
> wine-bin >= 1.2-0.1 contains a symlink to wine_gecko-1.0.0-x86.cab from
> libwine-gecko-unstable. To make that symlink have something at the other
> end, it should Depends: libwine-gecko-unstable (or maybe just Recommends:
> or Suggests:, but Wine upstream apparently consider Wine without Gecko to
> be unsupported).

Agreed.  We'll fix that in an upcoming upload.

> I actually think it would be better to have the package name being
> depended on be libwine-gecko(-unstable)-1.0.0 or something, for reasons
> similar to the Policy-mandated name libfoo5 for the package containing
> libfoo.so.5: the "ABI" provided by the package is that it contains
> /usr/share/wine-unstable/gecko/wine_gecko-1.0.0-x86.cab.
> When Wine 1.4 is packaged, according to <http://wiki.winehq.org/Gecko>
> it will want wine_gecko-1.4-x86.msi, with intermediate versions variously
> using versions "1.1.0", "1.2.0", "1.3" and either .cab or .msi.

Stephen's next wine-gecko upload will have versioned package names, so
we're already working on that.


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