[ubuntu-studio-devel] Fwd: Re: Package Selection for Yakketi Yak

Ross Gammon ubuntu at the-gammons.net
Sat Apr 30 07:47:18 UTC 2016

On 04/30/2016 12:03 AM, Len Ovens wrote:
> On Fri, 29 Apr 2016, Ross Gammon wrote:
>> I see transcode (https://bitbucket.org/france/transcode-tcforge) has
>> been removed from Debian. We should probably also drop it from our seeds.
>> Do we need a replacement? With what?
>  It is true the last commit to transcode is 2011 (Nov)
> apt-cache rdepends --installed transcode
> shows:
> transcode
> Reverse Depends:
>   transcode-doc
>   xjadeo
> The author of xjadeo says transcode has never been a depend. His comment
> on transcode is: back in the day (2006/7) it was handy to have transcode
>                  around though.
> syaptic says transcode is only a recommend. I don't know how that
> affects our ISOs (do they treat recommands as depends?)

Sorry - Thanks Len. I was too fast with the mail. Transcode is only a
recommends, so we don't need to do anything.

It will probably just disappear one day when someone tidies the archive
to remove packages already removed in Debian.

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