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

Jens Reyer jre.winesim at gmail.com
Sat Feb 20 02:29:45 UTC 2016

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Hi Richard

On 02/18/2016 03:59 AM, Austin English wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 17, 2016 at 8:46 PM, Richard Jasmin <frazzledjazz at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 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.

You can at least uninstall the following packages (+ a bunch of other
packages depended on by them).

However, libasound2 has to be installed. And I fail to see a reason to
change that.

>> This demands (generic) openCL be installed [...]
>> 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.

Indeed, and in this case except for wine-development they don't even
have the same packages.

But you know that you can alternatively install

Does this solve the problems for you?


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