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Re: [trinity-users] Cannot install TDE trinity in Stretch box

From: Slávek Banko <slavek.banko@...>
Date: Sun, 17 Jul 2016 21:00:38 +0200
On Sunday 17 of July 2016 17:49:21 Ken Heard wrote:
> On 2016-07-17 03:18, Felix Miata wrote:
> > Whether this could be helpful or not I have no idea, but I just
> > ran aptitude upgrade on a 14.0.4 on Stretch installation last
> > upgraded 22 May. it reported 30 "not upgraded", 279 upgraded, 6
> > new, 1 removed. No errors were noted on completion, and neither
> > tdegraphics-trinity nor tde-core-trinity are currently installed.
> > Note that I do not install tde-trinity. Instead, I install
> > trinity-tdm and tdebase-trinity, plus several other trinity-* I
> > routinely use, and don't bloat the installation with gobs of never
> > to be used apps and libs.
>
> There is much to be said for this approach.  I effectively did the
> same thing when I installed Stretch.  The last package installation in
> the installer gives user the choice to install package *groups*
> depending on proposed use of the computer.
>
> I was very selective in my choices at this stage, limiting the
> installation to such groups as utility and printer packages.  Most of
> the bloat however comes from installation of a DE; I deliberately did
> not install any of the DEs favoured by Debian.  Consequently I had to
> install the x-window-system before installing the DE of my choice.
>
> I want to do the same for my TDE installation.  To start I tried as
> you suggested to install tdm-trinity and tdebase-trinity, but the
> return message was the same one received after my first attempt
> described in my original post.  I will now wait until after Slávik
> deals with the dependencies issues.
>
> Regards, Ken
>

I looked at the status of packages that I mentioned. It appears that both are 
longer abandoned and that is not used practically nobody than Trinity. It can 
therefore be assumed that the packages will not be updated and no longer put 
back into the distribution.

https://packages.qa.debian.org/g/gnuift.html
https://packages.qa.debian.org/p/poster.html

Well, apparently we must decide how to leave these dependencies.

-- 
Slávek