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Re: [Pkg-xfce-devel] Processed: reassign 853084 to xfce4-pulseaudio-plugin




On Mon, Jan 30, 2017 at 09:13:00AM -0800, Octavio Alvarez wrote:

> >> A pulseaudio plugin without a pulseaudio "Depends" seems rather pointless
> > 
> > But xfce4 Depends on xfce4-pulseaudio-plugin. Maybe it is better if that
> > became a Recommends then?
> 
> What's the problem with two packages depending on the same package? What am I missing?

That if xfce4 Depends: xfce4-pulseaudio-plugin, which in turn Depends:
pulseaudio, then suddenly xfce4 always pulls in pulseaudio, even though
it doesn't actually depend on pulseaudio.

I agree that the xfce4-pulseaudio-plugin is useless without pulseaudio,
so there you want a Depends. But XFCE doesn't depend on the
xfce4-pulseaudio-plugin. In fact, with a clean install, the default
panel configuration doesn't even include that plugin.

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Met vriendelijke groet / with kind regards,
      Guus Sliepen <guus@xxxxxxxxxx>

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