Proposed additions to the ubuntu-desktop packageset

Gunnar Hjalmarsson gunnarhj at
Mon Mar 8 11:49:47 UTC 2021

On 2021-03-01 15:52, Dan Streetman wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 1, 2021 at 3:45 AM Gunnar Hjalmarsson <gunnarhj at> wrote:
>> It looks like the below mentioned packages were dropped from
>> ubuntu-desktop soon after they had been added. At least my latest
>> attempt to merge opencc was rejected.
> indeed they were, but it appears only for hirsute; they're still in
> the packageset for groovy and earlier.
> rafaeldtinoco did you run a packageset update that may have updated
> the ubuntu-desktop packageset? If so can you clarify what the correct
> seed is that needs to be updated to include these packages in the
> ubuntu-desktop packageset?

I would think that ibus needs to be added to ubuntu-desktop here:

As regards abseil, marisa and opencc, the explanation may be that no 
main packages depend on them yet, since they are subject to pending MIRs.

>> Can you please take a look.
>> / Gunnar
>> On 2021-02-18 20:51, Dan Streetman wrote:
>>> On Tue, Feb 2, 2021 at 2:34 PM Gunnar Hjalmarsson <gunnarhj at> wrote:
>>>> Hi DMB!
>>>> As one of the ubuntu-desktop members who is not also a core dev, I may
>>>> be more attentive to the ubuntu-desktop packageset than others. ;)
>>>> Anyway, there are a few packages which have either been promoted to main
>>>> recently or will soon be. I'm thinking of:
>>>> abseil
>>>> marisa
>>>> opencc
>>>> It would be great if those could be added to ubuntu-desktop.
>>> agreed; I added all 3 to ubuntu-desktop packageset for x/b/f/g/h
>>>> Also, I think the ibus package would fit better in the ubuntu-desktop
>>>> packageset than in the desktop core one. Besides Ubuntu desktop only
>>>> Ubuntu Budgie (with a GNOME like desktop) ships it by default nowadays.
>>>> Even if we are in sync with Debian ATM, you never know when a temporary
>>>> delta becomes motivated.
>>> I added this to ubuntu-desktop packageset for x/b/f/g/h also.

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