[pkg-wine-party] Bug#815031: Bug#815031: wine: packaging depends fault

Austin English austinenglish at gmail.com
Thu Feb 18 02:59:50 UTC 2016

On Wed, Feb 17, 2016 at 8:46 PM, Richard Jasmin <frazzledjazz at gmail.com> wrote:
> Source: wine
> Severity: critical
> Tags: newcomer
> Justification: breaks unrelated software
> Dear Maintainer,
> we have a SERIOUS depends issue going on with Jessie and multiarch(and any
> spins based of Jessie).
> I thought it was just skype being a dick. Its not.
> Try and install wine and you have the same scenario.
> What it boils down to is this:
> The installable package demands libav.
> Libav demands every other libav package.
> ASoundlibs are demanded.
> This demands (generic) openCL be installed, breaking any proprietary video
> setup you may have(or at least in part).These packages have no need for either
> libav, nor openCL.

Wine doesn't use or depend on libav, I'm not sure how you came to the
conclusion that this is a Wine bug.

> Only in rare cases is OpenCL needed. The wine apps that may need it, cannot run
> it due to other requirements.Skype doesnt need it.
> This was reported prior to DECEMBER 2014.
> (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2257502)

Ubuntu isn't Debian, and reports made on ubuntu forums aren't tracked
in Debian's bug system.

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