Strange dependencies

Luke Faraone luke.faraone at
Tue Jan 27 13:40:16 GMT 2009

On Tue, Jan 27, 2009 at 8:24 AM, Jonas Smedegaard <dr at> wrote:

> On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 12:24:42PM +0200, Morgan Collett wrote:
> >Hi Carol
> >
> >That package was provided by the Debian packagers as part of the
> >Debian-Edu project. For some reason it depends on education-common
> >( which drags in a lot
> >of other stuff.
> Indeed, that package is _not_ maintained as part of Sugar packaging for
> Debian.
> There is an overlap of people involved in Sugar packaging and in
> Debian-edu, but this specific package was made entirely by Debian-edu
> without coordinating with the Sugar packaging (and I have clarified to
> Debian-edu that I personally believe it is designed wrongly).

I've requested that debian-edu be dropped from Ubuntu, but I can't really do
anything about them in Debian other than kindly requesting that they rename
their packages.

Luke Faraone
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