[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#677787: Bug#677787: gtk2-engines-xfce: Please add multiarch support

Goswin von Brederlow goswin-v-b at web.de
Sat Jun 16 20:34:18 UTC 2012

Yves-Alexis Perez <corsac at debian.org> writes:

> On sam., 2012-06-16 at 20:50 +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
>> Package: gtk2-engines-xfce
>> Version: 2.8.1-3
>> Severity: normal
>> Hello:
>> Please make this package compatible with multiarch, as described at
>> <http://wiki.debian.org/Multiarch/Implementation>.
>> More info: http://wiki.debian.org/ReleaseGoals/MultiArch
> Could you elaborate on why it is really useful to convert a leaf package
> few days before the freeze? Not that I am fundamentally against that but
> I don't think I'll really have the time to look at it before the freeze
> and I don't think it's really useful either, unless you can provide a
> very specific use case :)
> Regards,
> -- 
> Yves-Alexis

Ia32-libs-gtk included it, which means some 32bit application must have
needed it at some time. The multiarch ia32-libs-gtk package therefore
depends on gtk2-engines-xfce. Unfortunately we didn't keep a log of why
each packages was added to ia32-libs-gtk.

>From the package description and reverse depends it looks like it would
be possible to silently drop the depends on gtk2-engines-xfce, if you
agree. I can't think of anything that would depend on it via


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