[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#792283: task-xfce-desktop: should only recommend (not depend on) xfce4
corsac at debian.org
Mon Jul 13 15:55:33 UTC 2015
On lun., 2015-07-13 at 16:46 +0200, Cyril Brulebois wrote:
> Jonas Smedegaard <dr at jones.dk> (2015-07-13):
> > Package: task-xfce-desktop
> > Version: 3.32
> > Severity: important
> > task-xfce-desktop depends on xfce4. While that may seem the very
> > purpose of this package, it causes problem when e.g. wanting the
> > XFCE
> > desktop environment but not GStreamer0.10.
> > See bug#774282 for the concrete issue caused by this IMO too strict
> > relationship.
> > Similarly, the relationship with lightdm should probably be
> > relaxed.
> Let's ask pkg-xfce-devel@…
Well, at first sight, i'd say “no”. The whole point of the task-xfce
-desktop task is to install the Xfce desktop environment. So yes, we do
Right now that means pulling gstreamer0.10, yeah, but since it's going
away anyway, that point will be moot soon.
So, again, no, that doesn't look like the right thing to do.
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