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Re: Considerations for 'xmms' removal from Debian

On Mon, Jul 02, 2007 at 08:27:23PM +0200, Andreas Tille wrote:
> On Mon, 2 Jul 2007, Steve Langasek wrote:

> >Could you elaborate on this missing dependency?  I'm using audacious in
> >stable for some time with no problems, but I don't know if the dependency 
> >is
> >satisfied by accident on my desktop system.

> I installed audacious and started it.  I tried to add a playlist and
> several audio files (ogg and mp3) but not a single file was added to
> the playlist.  The I started audacious on command line giving a ogg
> file as argument.  I've got a lot of "not found" messages on the
> console.  The first one was something about missing libaudacious.so.5
> library.  Apt-file told me that this lib was in libaudacious5 which
> was just not in the depends (but libaudacious4 is - at least for the
> testing version).

Um.  Which version of audacious was this?  libaudacious5 isn't in testing at
all, and the stable (=testing) version of audacious works fine for me with
libaudacious4 which it depends on.

> After installing this package manually this error message vanished - but
> the other "missing something" lines seemed to break the application.
> Before I decided to report this as a bug I installed the unstable version
> to verify whether something was fixed.  Luckily enough all runs perfectly
> fine in the unstable version so I regarded filing bug reports as useless
> and instead gave this hint.

Well, it's not much of a hint...

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
vorlon@debian.org                                   http://www.debian.org/

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