Re: Bug#891188: blends-dev: created d/control recommends packages not in main
thanks a lot for checking.
On Fri, Mar 16, 2018 at 12:07:28PM +0100, Wolfgang Schweer wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 15, 2018 at 07:41:30PM +0100, Andreas Tille wrote:
> > I've commited a fix to Git which for me creates now sensible Debian
> > Astro metapackages.
> I've checked how this fix would concern Debian Edu:
> (1) The Debian Edu Makefile has to be adjusted:
> s/GENCONTROL_DEPENDS = true/#GENCONTROL_DEPENDS = true/
> (2) Packages not available (any more) in testing are then correctly
> demoted from Recommends to Suggests due to the $missinglist fix. (It
> seems those have been wrongly kept as Recommends since the August
> 2017 changes.)
> (3) The strong depends on gosa-plugin-netgroups needed due to Bug
> #793667¹ (IMO cause for 'GENCONTROL_DEPENDS = true') are a non issue
> since ages. I figure in a similar case adding information to the
> Debian Edu upgrade chapter seems to be sufficient (if a smarter
> solution isn't easy).
I would summarise your check with: "Works for Debian Edu"