[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#827562: task-xfce-desktop: Depends on light-locker Should Be Recommends
corsac at debian.org
Sun Jun 19 09:24:13 UTC 2016
On dim., 2016-06-19 at 02:01 -0700, Leo L. Schwab wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 18, 2016 at 10:46:55AM +0200, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> > task-xfce-desktop is for installation time, so here Depends is correct. We
> > want light-locker by default, but people are free to remove it afterwards
> > if
> > they know what they do.
> Uh, no, because when you go to delete light-locker, aptitude stops
> you because deleting that hard dependency will break task-xfce-desktop.
Except that (unless that's actually wrong, but then noone told me in years)
task-xfce-desktop is here for install time. It's what we (the Xfce task
maintainers, which are also the pkg-xfce maintainers, which is actually just
me, but eh…) define as the Debian Xfce desktop.
So yes, we *want* light-locker in the default Debian Xfce desktop. But that
doesn't mean you can't use something else with the Xfce desktop environment
under debian: just remove light-locker. Yes, it'll remove task-xfce-desktop
(except that I've never seen it installed after a standard installer run, but
I don't do that very often either), but task-xfce-desktop is just a
I hope the position is clearer now?
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