Re: Bug#30739: When a tiny part of a package uses non-free libraries
This is not the Debian Way. If cardinfo is installed, all libraries
should be included and cardinfo should be easy to run. A wrapper
causes the following reaction:
What's wrong, I installed cardinfo and it doesn't run.
It says I need to install a library. How do I choose the
I just grabbed libforms and cardinfo crashes. Perhaps I
grabbed the release of libforms.
This is bad.
Of course, if we stop talking and put our effort into writing a new
free cardinfo, we would probably be done by now.
>>>>> "Samuel" == Samuel Tardieu <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I jump into this thread, but I missed a lot of it, so this topic may
> have been covered in details already: why not creating a small
> cardinfo shell wrapper that prints a clear error message if libforms
> is not installed, and calls the real cardinfo if everything looks