A dependency of the package 'magicrescue'

Daniel J Blueman daniel.blueman at gmail.com
Mon Oct 27 09:28:27 GMT 2008

Hi Máté,

On Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 4:43 AM, Máté Gergely <gerymate at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear Ubuntu MOTU Developers,
> I have found that the package 'magicrescue' probably lacks one of its
> not-so-obvious dependency. Magicrescue is used to search for lost
> data. When magicrescue is used to search for lost JPEG files, it tries
> to use the program 'jpegtran', a tool located at the 'libjpeg-progs'
> package. However, installing the package 'magicrescue' does not
> install 'libjpeg-progs'.

I believe this and other packages should be on the 'recommends' list,
since they aren't strict dependencies; the same applies for the
'dcraw' package, used to extract camera raw images.

Does this make sense? BTW, not sure if my mail will hit the list or not...


> Thank you for maintaining the Universe,
> Gergely Máté
> Hungary
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Daniel J Blueman

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