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Re: New virtual packages: lv2-plugin and lv2-host

Alessio Treglia writes ("Re: New virtual packages: lv2-plugin and lv2-host"):
> On Wed, Nov 21, 2012 at 3:03 PM, Ian Jackson
> <ijackson@chiark.greenend.org.uk> wrote:
> > So I'm afraid I still don't understand how this virtual package would
> > help improve the dependency resolution.
> Although I'd agree that defining a new lv2-plugin would not be needed,
> making LV2 plugins packages Depend/Recommend a generic lv2-host
> package would seriously help as it allows maintainers to avoid to fill
> up Depends: fields with long and incomplete list of all the LV2 hosts
> available in Debian.

What I'm missing is why it's useful to list lv2 hosts in the Depends
like this.  The user will end up with one selected essentially at
random.  Is that desirable ?


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