Re: Non-related 'Recommends' dependencies - bug or not?
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Steve Greenland wrote:
> On 12-Jun-08, 13:57 (CDT), "Eugene V. Lyubimkin" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Bug was closed by maintainer with note "it is not a bug". Is he right?
> Banshee's maintainer isn't (and can't) be responsible for other packages
> It looks like the bug is in libgstreamer-plugins-base0.10-0 which has
> the gnome-app-install->synaptic recommends chain.
libgstreamer-plugins-base0.10-0 is only suggests gnome-app-install.
I've found the actual chain:
$ aptitude why banshee synaptic
p banshee Recommends brasero
p brasero Recommends gnome-mount
p gnome-mount Depends libeel2-2.20
p libeel2-2.20 Recommends synaptic
May I file a bug to libeel2-2.20? Or is this chain acceptable? And, for possible future
similar issues, is debian-devel mailing list right place to discuss them in?
Eugene V. Lyubimkin aka JackYF, Ukrainian C++ developer.
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