Why ubuntu-desktop depends on xdiagnose and xterm

Oliver Grawert ogra at ubuntu.com
Thu Apr 4 07:50:51 UTC 2013

On Do, 2013-04-04 at 09:41 +0200, Oliver Grawert wrote:
> hi,
> On Do, 2013-04-04 at 09:56 +0800, Ma Xiaojun wrote:
> > There is a related bug already:
> > 
> > https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ubuntu-meta/+bug/1116791
> > 
> i demoted them to recommends (so removing them doesn't uninstall
> ubuntu-desktop) in the seeds but have to wait with an upload of
> ubuntu-meta until after the beta is out (i don't want to interfere with
> the release today)
note that this wont help much with xterm if you still want to keep a
functional xserver, apt-cache rdepends xterm still shows a lot of
essential packages hard depending on it, there should probably be a bug
for this that has tasks for at least the xorg metapackage as well as
xinit so the xorg guys can inspect if they can do the same.

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