[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#455719: Bug#455719: please version depend on everything

Simon Huggins huggie at earth.li
Wed Dec 12 16:53:33 UTC 2007

On Tue, Dec 11, 2007 at 01:14:49PM +0100, Zoran Dzelajlija wrote:
> IMHO, the Dependencies for xfce4-goodies metapackage should be
> consistent with the "base" xfce4 metapackage and most other
> metapackage, and enable the user to upgrade all the extra plugins just
> by upgrading xfce4-goodies.

> Basically, I think it follows the principle of least surprise that if
> I install xfce4-goodies=4.4.2, all the goodies that I get on the
> system will actually be the versions from XFCE 4.4.2.

Whilst I sympathise with your view, the goodies are released randomly
and independently of the base package.

Personally I would rather we upload a xfce4-goodies package that had a
version of 100 and had no relation to the version of the xfce4 that they
work with.

> Upgrading xfce4-goodies from to 4.4.2 does pretty much
> nothing at present.

No but it's only a metapackage so it's not really supposed to do a lot.

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