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Re: Bug#878483: task-gnome-desktop: Drop extra Recommends



Hi debian-cd@,

Will the patch quoted below change anything for the installation image
generation?

ISTR we've had some fun regarding network-manager but I don't remember
the details exactly.

Thanks.

Jeremy Bicha <jbicha@debian.org> (2017-10-13):
> 

> From 6013d2f6f532ececf055e6cf926b3afa2ad99297 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: Jeremy Bicha <jbicha@debian.org>
> Date: Fri, 13 Oct 2017 19:42:10 -0400
> Subject: [PATCH] Drop task-gnome-desktop Recommends already handled by gnome
> 
> - Let's let the gnome metapackage recommend packages instead of
>   task-gnome-desktop.
> - Drop Synaptic since it doesn't work in Wayland. See bug 8183366.
>   (Alternatives are gnome-software which is already installed, or
>   gnome-packagekit, or switch to the GNOME on Xorg session.)
> - The 'gnome' metapackage intentionally installs specific
>   LibreOffice packages instead of the 'libreoffice' metapackage.
> 
> Closes: #878483
> ---
>  debian/control | 14 --------------
>  1 file changed, 14 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/debian/control b/debian/control
> index ef6a0a48..f3ba5c35 100644
> --- a/debian/control
> +++ b/debian/control
> @@ -73,18 +73,6 @@ Recommends:
>  # The full gnome desktop environment should be included if possible
>  # even if the larger gnome metapackage doesn't fit.
>  	gnome,
> -# GNOME support in LibreOffice
> -	libreoffice-gnome,
> -	libreoffice-evolution,
> -# temporarily moved from task-desktop due to #525077
> -	gimp,
> -# Package management.
> -	synaptic,
> -# firefox is the most popular web browser at the moment,
> -# although both gnome and kde offer their own too
> -	firefox-esr | firefox,
> -# libreoffice is the best word processor / office suite at the moment
> -	libreoffice,
>  # make help menu work
>  	libreoffice-help-en-us,
>  # make thesaurus work
> @@ -93,8 +81,6 @@ Recommends:
>  	hunspell-en-us,
>  # make hyphenation work
>  	hyphen-en-us,
> -# we need a working network setup at least
> -	network-manager-gnome,
>  
>  Package: task-kde-desktop
>  Architecture: all
> -- 
> 2.14.1
> 


KiBi.

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