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FS#30636 - [pidgin-gfire] Add pidgin as depedency?

Attached to Project: Community Packages
Opened by Karol Babioch (johnpatcher) - Wednesday, 11 July 2012, 12:26 GMT
Last edited by Sven-Hendrik Haase (Svenstaro) - Tuesday, 17 July 2012, 06:01 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category Packages
Status Closed
Assigned To Sven-Hendrik Haase (Svenstaro)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


I'm not sure whether "pidgin" isn't mentioned as a dependency deliberately, or whether it was just forgotten. However I think that "pidgin-gfire" should depend on "pidgin", so pidgin will be pulled in. If you deliberately just want to provide the library, maybe it should be called something like "libpurple-gfire" and "pidgin-gfire" should depend on that.

I think its quite surprising that you end up with "pidgin-gfire" installed, but "pidgin" missing. Other distributions handle this differently from what I can remember.
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Closed by  Sven-Hendrik Haase (Svenstaro)
Tuesday, 17 July 2012, 06:01 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed