[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#827562: Bug#827562: task-xfce-desktop: Depends on light-locker Should Be Recommends

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Sun Jun 19 10:17:50 UTC 2016

On dim., 2016-06-19 at 09:59 +0000, Holger Levsen wrote:
> I'm surprised this is news for you.

This is not. And we're not going anywhere.	
> Depends are used when something doesnt work without the depends. XFCE
> definitly works without a screensaver.

So you actuallu missed my point, sorry. There's no such thing as “XFCE” (btw
it's Xfce). What we are talking about here is task-xfce-desktop which is
tasksel task representing “the default Debian Xfce desktop, as installed by d-

One stuff which might represent “Xfce” here is the 'xfce4' metapackage, which
doesn't have any relationship to light-locker but Depends on xfce4-session.
xfce4-session itself has a Recommends: on light-locker, and you can safely
remove it without removing xfce4-session (and xfce4 metapackage).
> As I see it, your point is that you dont seem to understand recommends.

I think we can end the conversation here.

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