[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#525708: xfce4-session: make fortune-mod a recommendation

arne anka debian at ginguppin.de
Sun Apr 26 17:32:04 UTC 2009

Package: xfce4-session
Version: 4.4.2-6
Severity: normal

xfce4-session depends on fortune-mod -- i never used that app and
judging from the description it is far from being crucial to the
functionality of xfce4-session.

therefor it should be a recommedation rather than a dependency: a) it
creates other dependencies and b) it takes up space un necessarily.

since debian is a about choice, nobody should be forced to install a
silly und rather useless package. and since debian is supposed to run on
all kind of devices, such unnecessary dependencies create problems for
devices with limited space, such as smartphones.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
   APT prefers unstable
   APT policy: (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.28 (SMP w/2 CPU cores; PREEMPT)
Locale: LANG=en_DK.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_DK.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

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