Re: Removal of xmms and its reverse-dependancies - what is the status?
Marcin Owsiany wrote:
> An xmms rev-dep I maintain (xmms-xf86audio) is useless without xmms, and
> not really portable to any of its replacements. Therefore I agree it
> should be removed if xmms is removed. However:
> - the reporter said to ask for removal after xmms is removed
> - the ftpmaster removal wiki page says reverse-dependancies should
> usually be removed first.
> - #461309 (against ftp.debian.org) is tagged moreinfo
> - the thread mentioned in #461309 is dead
> So what's the status? Is xmms removal decided yet, or not? Should I ask
> for xmms-xf86audio removal now, or wait?
xmms removal was decided some time ago.
Yes, if the package is useless without xmms and cannot be adapted to one
of xmms' alternatives, you should ask for removal of your package.