Re: Misplaced packages (or Shouldn't they be in contrib?)
On Sun, Dec 26, 1999 at 01:38:24AM +1100, Martijn van Oosterhout wrote:
> Packages depended on that do not exist:
> apache-ssl, device3dfx-module, fvwm2, gas, giflib3g-dev, glimpse,
> gstep-base, gstep-base-dbg, gstep-xgps, intlfonts-chinese,
> libasound0, libatalk1, libdbd-msql-perl, libg++2.8.2, libgc4-dev,
> libgimp1.1.10, libmagick4g-lzw, libsnmp3.6, libstdc++2.9, libyiff2,
> lpd, mysql-base, mysql-client, qmail, snes9x-x, ssh, ssh-socks,
> ssh2, tclx, tclx74, tclx75, tclx80, xemacs19, zip
I think I can pare this list down a bit:
apache-ssl and some of the ssh* packages are in non-US/main, while the
rest of the ssh* packages are in non-free. As long as we continue to
maintain an apt-get line for non-US, I don't see these as a problem
(as long as installation failures are adequately documented).
device3dfx-module is meant to be built from device3dfx-source,
similarly to pcmcia-source and pcmcia-modules. No one appears to have
provided a set of device3dfx-module packages for the standard kernel
qmail has to be built from qmail-src by the user due to licensing
lpd is likely a typo by a package maintainer; file a bug. (I should
know; I made the same silly mistake myself.) The package is "lpr".
Some of the mysql* stuff should be available from main now that TcX is
distributing a GPL version of MySQL.