Re: Can imagemagick really be safely purged or removed?
Jörg-Volker Peetz wrote on 10/30/17 15:54:
> Richard Hector wrote on 10/30/17 11:13:
>> imagemagick-6.q16 Provides: imagemagick, but not a specific version
>> cups-filters Depends: imagemagick (>= 6.4~)
>> The real imagemagick package is at 8:184.108.40.206+dfsg-11+deb9u1 (on my
>> machine anyway), which satisifies the cups-filters dependency.
>> The system doesn't know whether the version of imagemagick Provided by
>> imagemagick-6.q16 is new enough, so you still need the real package.
> So you would suggest a versioned "Provides:" for package imagemagick-6.q16?
No, version 1.17.9-1 of cups-filters recommends imagemagick unversioned.
Therefore, I recommend to update the cups-filters package to get rid of the
dummy imagemagick package.