On Sun, 2016-06-19 at 14:35 -0700, Leo L. Schwab wrote: > On Sun, Jun 19, 2016 at 11:24:13AM +0200, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote: > > 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 > > metapackage anyway. > > > > I hope the position is clearer now? > > > Your position is entirely clear and reasonable. It's the > implementation I'm having trouble with. > > When you install task-xfce-desktop, from a dependency standpoint, it > becomes the "parent" of all things XFCE -- the task is marked as manually > installed; its dependencies are marked as automatically installed, [...] That's no longer the case. APT does not to do this when the depending package is in section 'metapackages' or 'oldlibs'. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Never put off till tomorrow what you can avoid all together.
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