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Re: GNOME dependencies (was ... Re: apt-get doesn't upgrade, but synaptic does)


On Sun, 13 Apr 2014 16:18:01 +1200
Chris Bannister <cbannister@slingshot.co.nz> wrote:

> On Sat, Apr 12, 2014 at 12:26:10AM -0400, PaulNM wrote:
> > paul@debguis2:~$ aptitude why libreoffice-writer
> > i   gnome Depends libreoffice-writer | abiword (>= 2.8)
> WTF. Shouldn't that be a recommends?
> Seems like a bug to me.

Remember, that it's the Debian Gnome Team who thought it would be a
great idea that 'gnome' metapackage would depend on Adblock Plus
Firefox extension. Took about a year [1] to convince them not to do it.
So, if you have free time to spare you're free to fill an appropriate

[1] https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=689858


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