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Re: [trinity-users] dead Stretch deps (was: Cannot install TDE trinity...)

From: Slávek Banko <slavek.banko@...>
Date: Mon, 18 Jul 2016 00:55:44 +0200
On Sunday 17 of July 2016 22:49:00 Felix Miata wrote:
> Slávek Banko composed on 2016-07-17 21:00 (UTC+0200):
> > 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.
>
> I looked for corresponding packages in openSUSE repos. There is a poster
> package containing a script for printing of posters, but nothing resembling
> that described on https://www.gnu.org/software/gift/ which was last updated
> in 2011.

I propose to move the 'poster' from depends into recommends. This enables the 
installation even if the package is not present. And later we can decide 
whether to take the package to the Trinity.

Regarding gnuift I propose to remove this dependency and build tdegraphics 
without kmrml.

-- 
Slávek