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Bug#527543: python-apt: please downgrade the dependency on libjs-jquery to recommends

On Thu, May 07, 2009 at 09:30:10PM -0500, Raphael Geissert wrote:
> Package: python-apt
> Version: 0.7.90
> Severity: important
> Hi,
> It is nice that python-apt no longer ships its own copy of jquery, but adding
> libjs-jquery to Depends sounds too much. So, could you please downgrade it to
> recommends?
> I use apt-listchanges and that pulls python-apt, and haven't seen any need to
> open any html file that is  provided by python-apt (and why does it need
> jquery anyway?.)
JQuery is used for the search in the documentation. Other packages also depend
on libjs-jquery (e.g. python-multiprocessing) and downgrading the dependency to
recommends would cause the symlink at
to point to a non-existing file /usr/share/javascript/jquery/jquery.js

Julian Andres Klode  - Free Software Developer
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