[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Gnome to be removed from debian?

On Fri, 12 Feb 1999, Stephen Crowley wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 12, 1999 at 01:15:04PM -0600, Ossama Othman wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > It is true that the GNOME situation on Debian isn't favorable, to no fault
> > of Debian's IMHO.  However, I would like to suggest that the
> > Debian developers that maintain GNOME related packages coordinate their
> > efforts, if this isn't already being done.  For example, I am maintaining
> > the imlib packages which are currently having problems.  Rather than
> > upload the packages and break other packages I have asked others to test
> > them.  Perhaps a Debian GNOME team would be good to have.  Does such an 
> > entity already exist?  Any comments?
> I think this is a very good idea and something we need to look into doing.

This would be nice.  However, there is still one flaw.

The upstream gnome developers aren't bumping the soname.  How else do you
explain how dpkg can say all dependencies are filled, yet a gnome app


Reply to: