[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#849578: task-xfce-desktop: Why you use the vlc player in the task-xfce-desktop meta package?

Christian PERRIER bubulle at debian.org
Sun Jan 1 08:28:17 UTC 2017

Quoting Jürgen Göricke (juergengoericke at smart-mail.de):
> Dear Maintainer,
> see all the dependencies from package vlc in Debian Sid.
> https://packages.debian.org/sid/vlc
> http://paste.debian.net/905778
> Vlc needs Qt dependencies by default.
> What is the problem with parole to add the task-xfce-desktop respectively
> tasksel meta packages?
> Why you wan't change the packages? I can't understand it.
> Parole is the default media player from xfce project and not so bloated
> as the vlc player.

The more impatient you appear, the less likely is that the change will

Corsac gave a good answer, which, somehow, may trigger discussion
about the fact that doing such change so late in the release process
may not be a good idea.

Let other people give some advice.

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