[pkg-wine-party] Bug#812750: wine: Gecko integration is broken

Jens Reyer jre.winesim at gmail.com
Wed Feb 10 17:12:33 UTC 2016

On 02/09/2016 08:10 PM, Austin English wrote:
> On Feb 9, 2016 11:08 PM, "Rhonda D'Vine" <rhonda at deb.at> wrote:
>>    Hi,
>> * Austin English <austinenglish at gmail.com> [2016-02-09 17:45:02 CET]:
>>> On Feb 9, 2016 8:39 PM, austinenglish at gmail.com wrote:
>>>> On Feb 9, 2016 8:25 PM, "Rhonda D'Vine" <rhonda at deb.at> wrote:
>>>>>>>       Hi!
>>>>>>> * Ralf Jung <post at ralfj.de> [2016-01-26 10:57:49 CET]:
>>>>>>>> From all I can tell, the Gecko integration is entirely
> broken. There
>>>>>>>> is no wine-gecko packaged in Debian
>>>>>>>> (the recommendation of libwine-gecko-2.40 is unsatisfiable),
>>>>>        ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>>>>>> mingw64 is in main, what package are you referring to?
>>>>>  No clue why you mention mingw64, I am to the package I did quote
> in my
>>>>> mail and this bugreport is about, libwine-gecko-2.40.
>>>> I'm asking what recommended package is the problem. It's not on
>>>> packages.d.o and not specified in the mail as far as I can tell.
>>  Erm, it is both on packages.debian.org/wine32 and also in this
>> bugreport mentioned multiple times.  So let me write it a third and
>> three time in this very email:
>> libwine-gecko-2.40 libwine-gecko-2.40 libwine-gecko-2.40
>>> Or is it that libwine-gecko-2.40 isn't in main that is the problem? I
>>> thought the problem was a gecko recommend.
>>  Maybe you should read what is written instead of guessing.
>> libwine-gecko-2.40 is not only not in main but not even nowhere in the
>> archive.
>>  So long,
>> Rhonda
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> Yes, I got it now. Being condescending was neither necessary nor helpful.

I agree. I see how you got on the wrong track with your much broader
upstream background and our misleading use of gecko as a synonym for

> Guess I'll go back to contributing upsream/elsewhere instead of trying to
> help Debian get a more functional Wine.

Of course only my opinion, but I am extremely happy that you are here.
Better relations do indeed help. Imo you correctly tell us about other
view points or problems, without being a pita when there are
non-resolvable conflicts. Personally I'd prefer more input from the
upsream side (as long as it stays productive).


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