Bug#909522: emacs-goodies-el: questionable Depends/Recommends
Nicholas D Steeves <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Mon, Sep 24, 2018 at 07:55:41PM +0200, Sven Joachim wrote:
>> There are several dependencies/recommendations in emacs-goodies-el which
>> look questionable to me.
>> - elpa-debian-el, elpa-dpkg-dev-el, elpa-devscripts:
>> Those packages are the successors of debian-el, dpkg-dev-el and
>> devscripts-el which used to be built from the emacs-goodies-el source
>> package. But the emacs-goodies-el _binary_ package in Stretch did not
>> depend on those, so why have these dependencies be introduced now?
> I'm not sure. David, 'git blame' says you're the one to ask. Maybe
> these could be downgraded to suggests in the next release?
I think they can be omitted entirely.
> My apologies for upgrading them to hard Depends. You're absolutely