[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#755071: evince-gtk still necessary?

Fabian Greffrath fabian at greffrath.com
Thu Jul 17 17:17:10 UTC 2014

Dear XFCE4 and LXDE maintainers,

Am Donnerstag, den 17.07.2014, 15:38 +0200 schrieb Andreas Henriksson: 
> Could you please ask your question about dropping evince-gtk to those
> that use it? eg. the XFCE or LXDE people.
> I have no objections against dropping it if noone feel they need it and
> updates their dependencies accordingly.

I'd like to ask you to elaborate if a separate evince-gtk package is
still necessary for your purposes, please. I have given a rationale in

> Hi all,
> I wonder if a separate evince-gtk package is still necessary at all.
> If I am
> not mistaken, evince has only two more package dependencies than
> evince-gtk:
> libnautilus-extension1a and libsecret-1-0.
> Since evince-gtk identifies itself as "evince without GNOME keyring
> support", I
> guess it is the second dependency that is meant to get removed by the
> separate
> build. However, libsecret-1-0 has only two additional dependencies
> that aren't
> pulled in by evince[-gtk] anyway: libgcrypt11 and libsecret-common, of
> which
> the latter is an Arch: all package without further dependencies. The
> libnautilus-extension1a package in turn pulls in libselinux1.
> So, is this it? Do we really need a separate binary package of evince
> to avoid
> the installation of four leaf packages?


- Fabian

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