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Bug#527375: icon packages should not recommend (nor depend) desktop environments

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retitle 440913 kde-icons-kneu: remove dependency on kde-base

On 07-05-2009 11:35, Holger Levsen wrote:
> Hi faw,

Hello Holger,

> On Donnerstag, 7. Mai 2009, Felipe Augusto van de Wiel (faw) wrote:
>> 	This is a duplicate of #440913 which even contains a patch
>> and AFAIK will get a few more patches fixing lintian warning and
>> improving the quality of the package from the same guy who provided
>> the patch for #440913.
> I'm not sure I understand. Are you saying that once the fixed package is 
> upload some other lintian warnings will be fixed as well. Or, is there (or 
> will there be) a lintian warning against icon packages depending/recommending 
> desktop environments?

	I'm saying that the same guy who provided the control patch
for #440913 is also working on the package, he is working on patches
for already existing lintian warning (like problems with copyright,
changelog, updating policy).

	After that, I do hope Andre (which is the primary maintainer
for this package) manifest his intention to apply the patches,
otherwise, since it is under Debian-BR-Team umbrella, I will apply
the patches and upload the package.

> P.S.: regarding the severity: I consider it quite a drawback on the 
> functionalita of this package if its not installable without kde, thus I 
> think the bug is not minor, but normal. I also agree that it's pointless to 
> waste much time on a severity discussion, when the fix is around the 
> corner :-)

	I also agree that it's pointless to waste much time on the
severity with the patch available and the upload planned, but I
will not change the priority yet again (like you just did). :-)

Kind regards,
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