[pkg-wine-party] Bug#814350: wine: recommended package libwine-gecko-2.40 is not in main was: Bug#812750: wine: Gecko integration is broken

Jens Reyer jre.winesim at gmail.com
Wed Feb 10 17:12:58 UTC 2016

On 02/09/2016 08:14 PM, Rhonda D'Vine wrote:
>  Unfortunately unsatisfyable recommends are a policy violation though,
> and even while I understand the sentiments of not wanting to have to
> reupload wine to add it, I don't see a way around this.
>> Rhonda, do you see any flexibility in interpreting the policy for this
>> case? If not, I'll do something like
>  Unfortunately I don't see it, it's a clear must requirement and there
> for very specific reasons, to keep main untainted from non-free
> packages.
>  So yes, seperating the issue of that it might help to where to find
> gecko to install it personally, and lowering the recommends to suggests
> could definitely be tackled seperately.

Thanks Rhonda.

Imo the dependency on libwine-gecko-xxx should stay a recommends, a
suggests imo doesn't meet the importance of Gecko in Wine.

So I'll commit a change to remove (comment) that from wine and


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