ubuntu-desktop: remove python-gdchart dep
John Richard Moser
nigelenki at comcast.net
Tue Jan 24 18:53:40 GMT 2006
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Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 17, 2006 at 01:11:21PM -0500, John Richard Moser wrote:
>>Trying to upgrade Nessus on Dapper makes the following removals:
>>Apparently ubuntu-desktop 0.91 depends on an arbitrary library and/or
>>python extension; removing these only removes ubuntu-desktop. Is there
>>any particular reason for this dependency, or is it legacy and removable?
> python-gdchart needs to be updated for libgd2. Unfortunately, this will
> require some code changes and is not simply a matter of rebuilding, so it
> make take some time before it catches up.
And python-gdchart is all important because it's used by. . umm. .
.gimp, wait no. . .umm. Rhythmbox-- no, wait. Firefox! . . .oh, that
doesn't depend on gdchart either.
Whoa, holy shitty design batman, a meta-package depends on a package
that none of the installed applications actually depend on! Instead of
just conflicting the two against eachother, they mandated that the
desktop will have this useless developer's package!
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