Bug#668394: debian-policy: Spurious virtual packages "mp3-encoder"/"mp3-decoder"
tag 668394 pending
Le Thu, Aug 01, 2013 at 08:51:51AM +0900, Charles Plessy a écrit :
> Le Tue, Jul 30, 2013 at 06:33:55PM -0700, Jonathan Nieder a écrit :
> > Charles Plessy wrote:
> > > Le Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 09:21:43AM +0200, Fabian Greffrath a écrit :
> > >> As long as it is not possible to run "audio-encoder some_audio.wav"
> > >> on Debian to convert some_audio.wav into the next best audio format,
> > >> this virtual package makes no sense. This is especially true for
> > >> "mp3-encoder" and the exact reason why it should get removed IMHO.
> > [...]
> > > shall we go ahead and remove "mp3-encoder" from the list of virtual packages ?
> > Yes
> Dear opencubicplayer maintainers,
> as discussed in the Policy bug #668394, we are about to remove "mp3-encoder"
> from the list of virtual packages. The binary package opencubicplayer is the
> only one that provides it, so this will not create a buggy situation. Please
> let us know if you have objections about this.
counting Jonathan's "Yes" as a formal second, and adding my own seconding, I
removed mp3-encoder from the list of virtual packages.
Tsurumi, Kanagawa, Japan