Hi Steven, On Mittwoch, 4. Juni 2014, Steven Chamberlain wrote: > So in order for task-xfce-desktop to get tested, we could do: > > apt-get install --no-install-recommends task-xfce-desktop > > [...] not sure what you mean, piuparts does this, yes. > > The following NEW packages will be installed: > And then make sure all packages listed there (244 currently) have no > piuparts bugs? And those would be listed here? yes. you can also check https://piuparts.d.o/sid/source/p/pkg.html https://piuparts.debian.org/sid/state-failed-testing.html or https://piuparts.debian.org/sid/state-dependency-failed-testing.html and several others. > https://piuparts.debian.org/summary.json > [warning: big file] that file too. > > Are you implying that I could be telling lies because I was brainwashed > > by the systemd tentacles? > No nooo, I meant two things: ah, thanks for the clarifications. > It's quite fundamental that in free/libre open source you can prefer > certain software and avoid others, and the reasons are left totally up > to the user: technical, political, ethical? yeah, sure. thats exactly what those developers who are adopting systemd, are doing as well. if these choices "take away" other people's choice, because stuff ceases to work in *new* versions, than I dont think it's those developers duty to fix this. > Anyway, I didn't want to get too much into that subject (again)... me neither. > Either way I think it's fairly clear that xfswitch-plugin is not > officially part of XFCE: [...] > Description: > > The "Goodies for Xfce" project includes additional software and > > artwork that are related to the Xfce desktop, but not part of the > > official release. ok, I stand corrected and shall update my blog. cheers, Holger
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