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Re: SV: MATE 1.8 has now fully arrived in Debian

Thomas Goirand <zigo@debian.org> writes:
> On 06/25/2014 03:59 PM, Josselin Mouette wrote:
>> Le mercredi 25 juin 2014 à 14:29 +0800, Thomas Goirand a écrit : 
>>> Do you know any other package like systemd, with a non-negligible amount
>>> of users willing to *not* have it installed, but which is always brought
>>> back by insidious reverse dependencies?
>> “Insidious reverse dependencies”?
>> You are insinuating that people are surreptitiously adding dependencies
>> on systemd components their packages don’t need, just so that they get
>> installed on your system to piss you off.
> No. It's probably not intentional. But the effect is the same.
> I used the word "Insidious" as I would have use "Stealth", because it's
> happening slowly, without us noticing, that everything in Debian is
> being locked with systemd.

Given the amount of noise that e.g. you and Svante never seem to get
tired of producing, I am pretty sure that it's not happening without you
noticing (and you telling the world about it).


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