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Re: proposal for virtual package scummvm-nonfree-game


I don't see why this should be needed. If you install a package it is
marked as manually installed so deborphan and/or aptitude won't remove
it. Virtual packages are for declaring a dependency that can be
satisfied by multiple packages.


Am 02.03.2015 um 13:25 schrieb Alexandre Detiste:
> Hi,
> Game-Data-Packager can now build .deb files for Maniac Mansion,
> Day Of The Tentacle & Curse Of Monkey Island and should be at one
> point able to package all the non-free scummvm games.
> I first tought of adding each indivual game as a Suggests: to scummvm package,
> but there are so many.
> I propose instead to add a virtual package scummvm-nonfree-game that
> would be Suggested by scummvm and provided by all the packages made by
> GDP; this way they are not marked as useless & removed by deborphan
> and/or aptitude.
> Then, it woumd needs to go there (?)
> https://www.debian.org/doc/packaging-manuals/virtual-package-names-list.txt
> Alexandre Detiste

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